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Cardiologist Bay City MI

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John F Collins, MD
(989) 754-3000
1015 S Washington Ave
Saginaw, MI
Business
Michigan Cardiovascular Institute
Specialties
Cardiology

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Subbarao Chavali
(989) 893-8116
200 S Wenona St
Bay City, MI
Specialty
General Practice, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Eric Sweterlitsch, MD
(989) 893-3392
200 S Wenona Allen Medical Bldg Ste G-94
Bay City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1989

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Japhet George Joseph, MD
(989) 894-2500
114 Hart St
Essexville, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Gandhiji Univ, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Daniel Joseph Dymek, MD
(989) 790-7990
4801 McLeod Dr E
Saginaw, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1976

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Kochunni Mohan
(989) 892-8456
714 S Trumbull St
Bay City, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Subbarao Chavali, MD
(989) 894-2500
200 S Wenona St Ste 170
Bay City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Azim Saquib, MD, FACC
(618) 993-0573
200 S Wenona St
Bay City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Nilofar H Islam
(989) 754-3000
3720 Katalin Ct
Bay City, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Harry Joseph Blair Jr, MD
(989) 793-8909
Saginaw, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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