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Cardiologist Battle Creek MI

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Richard S Kranz
(269) 969-6145
632 North Ave
Battle Creek, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

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Chandra Mouli Madala, MD
(269) 969-6088
363 Fremont St
Battle Creek, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Prasadaro S Koneru, MD
719 Capital Ave SW
Battle Creek, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1975

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Bertram Zheutlin, MD, FACC
(616) 671-5911
15746 Woodlawn Bch Dr
Hickory Corners, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Philip Lee Dawson, MD
(616) 969-6130
10831 M 43
Richland, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1976

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Chandramouli Madala
(269) 969-6088
363 Fremont St
Battle Creek, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Benjamin D Smith
(269) 979-6333
2845 Capital Ave Sw
Battle Creek, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Kenneth A Lombardi
(269) 964-6262
391 S Shore Dr
Battle Creek, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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E Enrique Leguizamon, MD
(616) 671-4426
4935 Ridgewood
Richland, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Louis Loker, MD
(616) 382-1298
150 Crosstown Pkwy
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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