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Cardiologist Corbin KY

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Khalid Chaudry
(606) 528-5331
15 Moonbow Plz
Corbin, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Pramod A Reddy
(606) 523-9010
45 Moonbow Plz
Corbin, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Suresh Rekhraj, MD
(606) 862-0605
157 Beechwood Dr
London, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Royal Coll Of Surgeons In Ireland, Med Sch, Dublin, Ireland
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ashwini R Anand
(606) 862-0605
1380 Highway 192 E
London, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Marc Briere, MD
310 E 9th St
London, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Montreal, Fac De Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1984

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Pramod Kumar Aidunuthula, MD
(606) 528-0874
1707 Cumberland Falls Hwy Ste 1
Corbin, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Ashwini Rajanna Anand, MD
(606) 862-0605
740 Philpot Rd
London, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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Sandesh Rajaram Patil, MD
181 Old Whitley Rd
London, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jjm Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Davangere, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Anis Chalhoub
(606) 864-5936
1406 W 5th St # 300
London, KY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: St JosephS Univ, Fac Of Med, Beirut
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Vandana Kumar, MD
(606) 877-3779
209 E 4th St
London, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Univ Of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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