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Cardiologist Columbia City IN

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Gregorio Reyes Penaloza, MD
(219) 489-6925
PO Box 80313
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Thomas M McGovern, MD
(724) 837-8959
5750 Falls Dr
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1984

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Joseph S Ladowski
(260) 436-2424
7910 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Stephen K Reed
(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sabeena Ramrakhiani
(260) 434-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark Dexter Cohen, MD
(260) 436-3580
1808 Glenlivet Ct
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Mark A Meier
(260) 432-2927
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Joseph Stanley Ladowski, MD
(219) 436-4322
7910 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1980

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Vijay K Chilakamarri, MD
(985) 639-3777
7836 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1985

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Scott E Mattson, DO
(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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