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Cardiologist Butte MT

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

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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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Dr.Edward Dean
(406) 237-5001
2900 12th Ave N # 204E
Billings, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Herman D Sorensen
(406) 238-2500
1020 N 27th St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Brian R Rah
(406) 238-2500
1020 N 27th St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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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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Charles S Needham
(406) 238-2500
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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James M Maxwell
(406) 329-5615
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Herman David Sorensen, MD
(406) 238-2000
5526 Gene Sarazen Dr
Billings, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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