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Cardiologist Cleveland TN

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Robert J Mills, MD
(423) 479-4165
2253 Chambliss Ave NW Ste 400
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1976

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James Lewis Marcum, MD
(423) 476-6259
400 Berywood Trl NW Ste A
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1991

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Brian C Mitchell, MD
(423) 697-2000
400 Berywood Trl NW Ste A
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1998

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Walter Lee Few, MD
(423) 344-8475
6937 River Run Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1997

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Michael Allan Love
(423) 553-7600
1614 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Joseph K Powers
(423) 697-2000
400 Berywood Trl Nw
Cleveland, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James L Marcum
(423) 697-2000
400 Berywood Trl Nw
Cleveland, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter M Duvoisin, MD, FACC
(423) 894-5191
4917 Bal Harbor Cir
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Vincent Golding
(423) 553-7600
1614 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Nicholas G Tullo, MD
(423) 697-2000
9235 Rocky Cove Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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