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Cardiologist Cincinnati OH

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Janet R Lang Strife, MD
(513) 636-8058
3333 Burnet Ave # 5031
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Radiology, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp Med Ctr, Cincinnati, Oh
Group Practice: Childrens Hospital Medical Center

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Erik C Michelfelder, MD
(513) 636-8270
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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George Benzing
(513) 636-4432
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Evan Albert Stein, MD
(513) 579-8811
3131 Harvey Ave Ste 201
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1970

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Priya Sekar, MD
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Thomas Richard Kimball, MD
(513) 636-8270
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1982

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Robert Bruce Hinton, MD
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1999

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Robert H Beekman
(513) 636-4432
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Richard Alan Meyer, MD
(513) 636-8269
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1964

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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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