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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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Steven William Orlow, MD
(219) 432-2297
7419 Covington Hollow Ln
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1984

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David Anthony Kaminskas, MD
(260) 432-2297
7019 Melody Ln
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1977

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Ravindra Bathina
(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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Chris Zee-Cheng, MD
7836 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Med Ctr, Sch Of Med, Kansas C
Graduation Year: 1978

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Mark A Jones
(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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

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Mohammed Saad Ghazali, MD
7910 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Aga Khan Med Coll, Aga Khan Univ, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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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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