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Cardiologist Enterprise AL

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Ronald Alfano
(334) 671-1696
179 Katherine Ave
Ozark, AL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ronald Danl Alfano, MD
(334) 445-1711
109 Katherine Ave
Ozark, AL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1988

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Darryl Alonza Hamilton
(334) 280-1500
273 Winton M Blount Loop
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark Lee Mullens
(205) 663-5775
1022 1st St N
Alabaster, AL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Noel W Bedwell
(251) 433-4700
6701 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Mary G Mercado, MD
322 White Ave
Ozark, AL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1992

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James Shulei Lee, MD
(256) 737-1946
PO Box 1190
Cullman, AL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1992

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Howard Lee Brazil, MD
(334) 264-9191
1758 Park Pl Ste 101
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1991

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David Nelson George, MD
(334) 280-1500
2119 E South Blvd
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson Hosp & Clinic, Montgomery, Al
Group Practice: Montgomery Cardiovascular

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Anuradha V Rao, MD
(205) 877-8526
2006 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr Ste 104
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mem Univ Of Newfoundland, Fac Of Med, St Johns, Nfld, Canada
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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