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Cardiologist Burlington VT

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Daniel L Lustgarten, MD
(802) 847-4539
111 Colchester Ave,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1993

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Scott Brand Yeager, MD
(802) 656-3964
Department Peds Given Building,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1975

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Philip A Ades
(802) 847-4514
62 Tilley Dr
S Burlington, VT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Prospero Barquero Gogo
(802) 847-3737
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Friederike Kyra Keating
(802) 847-3734
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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James K OBrien
(802) 655-3000
18 Mansion St
Winooski, VT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Adam Kunin
(802) 862-6312
364 Dorset Street
S Burlington, VT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Philip A Ades, MD
(802) 656-4514
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Jason Thomas Bradley
(802) 847-2005
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Peter Van Buren
(802) 847-4600
62 Tilley Dr
South Burlington, VT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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