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Cardiologist Cincinnati OH

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William M Gottliebson
(513) 636-4432
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology

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Jonathan Isaacsohn, MD
3131 Harvey Ave Ste 201
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1977

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Russel Hirsch
(513) 636-9985
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology

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Edward Kim, MD
(513) 646-4200
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1993

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Michael-Alice Moga
(513) 636-4432
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Jeanne M James
(513) 636-9985
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Holly Marie Ippisch, MD
(513) 636-4432
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1997

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Haleh C Heydarian
(513) 636-4432
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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David Shim, MD
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1990

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Suzanne Mone, MD
(513) 636-7072
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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