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Cardiologist Buford GA

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Karthik Ramaswamy, MD
(770) 534-2020
200 S Enota Dr
Gainesville, GA
Business
Northeast Georgia Heart Center
Specialties
Cardiology

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David Alan Lantz, MD
(770) 962-4895
1084 Meadow Bluff Ter
Suwanee, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1979

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William Manchester Hudson
(770) 887-0472
1400 Northside Forsyth Dr
Cumming, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Yitzchak Hermoni
(770) 886-0003
1200 Bald Ridge Marina Rd
Cumming, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Anwarullah Khan, MD
(678) 417-7393
3251 Lockett Trce
Duluth, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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William A Eyzaguirre, MD
(770) 394-6853
Buford, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hosp Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga

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Michael Lee Waller
(770) 886-0003
1200 Baldridge Marina Road
Cumming, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists), Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael Lee Waller, MD
(770) 962-4895
1615 Heathrow Dr
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gillian Ann Carpenter, MD
(770) 488-9202
5732 Newberry Point Dr
Flowery Branch, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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Michael L Waller, MD
(678) 584-8724
1412 Sugarloaf Reserve Dr
Duluth, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Sur
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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