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Cardiologist Brattleboro VT

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Michael R Cohan
(802) 257-8382
17 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael R Cohan, DO
(215) 275-2177
113 Signal Hill Dr
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med, Stratford Nj 08084
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert Mark Burke, MD
(802) 254-9113
160 Akley Rd
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kimball B Temple, MD
(603) 357-3411
114 Jordan Rd
Keene, NH
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Carl Richard Szot Jr, MD
(603) 357-4063
211 Chapman Rd
Keene, NH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1989

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Burton David Tepfer
(802) 257-0505
19 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Burton David Tepfer, MD
(802) 257-0505
19 Belmont Ave Ste 202
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1969

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Carl Richard Szot
(603) 354-6575
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey John Olson, MD
35 Trowbridge Rd
Keene, NH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1999

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Nadine Verona Thomas, MD
(603) 354-5400
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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