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Cardiologist Butte MT

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Sharon Lynette Hecker, MD
(406) 782-1932
1101 S Montana St
Butte, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1987

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Vincent P Siragusa, MD
(406) 782-4531
401 S Alabama St Ste 9
Butte, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1972

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Philip Arthur Roper, MD
(406) 721-4080
601 W Spruce St Ste A
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970

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John Richard Burg, MD
(406) 228-2000
1020 N 27th St # 35100
Billings, MT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp & Health Ctr, Billings, Mt; Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, Mt
Group Practice: Deaconess Billings Clinic

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Mark L Sanz
(406) 329-5615
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Vincent Siragusa
(406) 782-4531
401 S Alabama
Butte, MT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Sharon L Hecker
(406) 496-3600
435 S Crystal St
Butte, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Newton Basil Coutinho, MD
(406) 327-4670
2827 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr.Alan Gabster
(406) 329-5615
500 West Broadway Street #320
Missoula, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James T Maddux III, MD
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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