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Cardiologist Columbus OH

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Steven J Yakubov, MD
(614) 262-6772
3705 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH
Business
MidOhio Cardiology & Vascular Consultants Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Brenda L Banks, MD
1570 Cleveland Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1981

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Yvonne Carter, MD
410 W 10th Ave N-847 Doan Hall
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Alistair Phillips, MD, FACC
(614) 722-3101
ED-622 700 Childrens Drive
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Katherine M Mizelle, MD
(614) 722-2530
700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1992

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Richard H Bracken
(614) 294-7874
72 W 3rd Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Jessica Anne Ross
(614) 257-5591
543 Taylor Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jay Louis Zweier, MD
(614) 247-7857
437 W 12th Ave Rm 110G DHLRI
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1981

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Wade Thomas Schmidt, MD
(614) 447-8312
98 Olentangy Pt
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1999

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Manmohan K Katapadi
(614) 257-3820
1492 E Broad St
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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