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Cardiologist Gallatin TN

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Everett Bassett Wray II, MD
(615) 452-4210
300 Steam Plant Rd
Gallatin, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1972

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Donald Jos Russo, MD
(615) 824-0043
353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 300C
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1979

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Leo Kendri Mills
(615) 338-3337
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Nicholas John Lippolis, MD
(615) 824-0043
82 Hidden Pt
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kamanahally Mudlappa Anandaiah
(615) 824-8344
107 Imperial Blvd Ste 11
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jung Ho Lee
(615) 338-3337
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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K M Anandaiah, MD
(615) 824-8344
107 Imperial Blvd Ste 11
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1964

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Tracy Q Callister
(615) 338-3337
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Nicholas J Lippolis
(615) 338-3337
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Donald J Russo
(615) 338-3337
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
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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