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Cardiologist Antioch TN

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Jami Guilani Shakibi, MD
812 Cobble Cv
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1964

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Robert Craig Ripley
(615) 832-8731
397 Wallace Road
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Yugesh Kumar Jain, MD
(615) 832-6670
393 Wallace Rd Ste 201
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1980

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Andrew Roberts Sager, MD
(615) 329-5144
222 22nd Ave N Ste 400
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1988

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Pete Pitaya Fong
(615) 322-3000
3601 The Vanderbilt Clinic
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Craig Ripley, MD
(615) 832-8731
397 Wallace Rd Ste 216
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1973

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Steven S Humphrey
(615) 620-8020
395 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Nelson J Mangione, MD
(615) 832-8731
397 Wallace Rd Ste 216
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Gregory Bashian
(615) 515-1900
2400 Patterson St # 502
Nashville, TN
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Centennial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Louis A Brunsting
(615) 329-1122
2400 Patterson St
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

In restrictive cardiomyopathy, the heart resists filling with blood. Hence the amount of blood pumped out by the heart is not sufficient to meet the body's increased need for the energy and nutrients when the person is exercising. But the heart will be able to provide adequate blood when the person is resting. 

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the least common form of cardiomyopathy. It has several similarities  with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Causes of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Cause is usually not known.

1. The heart muscle is gradually replaced by scar tissue.

2. The heart muscle is infiltrated by abnormal material, such as white blood cells.

3. Amyloidosis

4. Sarcoidosis

5. Hemochromatosis- When the body contains excessive amount of iron, it may accumulate in the heart muscle, as in iron overload.

6. A tumor invading the heart tissue.

Symptoms of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

  • Shortness of breath

  • Tissue swelling (edema)

  • Abnormal heart rhythms

  • Palpitations

  • Heat failure

  • Chest pain and fainting - These are less likely than in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    Diagnosis

    Restrictive cardiomyopathy is often one of the suspected causes of heart failure. 
    The diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy is based largely on a physical examination, an electrocardiogram (ECG), and an echocardiogram.

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sometimes used to provide information about the structure of the heart.

    Catheterization of the heart is required to arrive at a precise diagnosis.

    Prognosis

    About 70 percent of people with restrictive cardiomyopathy die within 5 years of when symptoms begin.

    Treatment

    No satisfactory therapy is available.

    Diuretics may actually worsen the condition instead of improving it.

    Drugs normally used in heart failure to reduce the heart's workload may actually reduce the blood pre...

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