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Cardiologist Grand Blanc MI

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Gary Weber
(810) 603-0170
3399 Pollock Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Omar Bakr, MD
(810) 603-0170
9383 Burning Tree Dr
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1981

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Hameem Unnabi Changezi, MD
3452 Genesys Pkwy
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1988

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David Dobies
(810) 603-0170
3399 Pollock Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Edward Kure, MD
(810) 603-0170
10140 Halsey Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Regional Cardiology Associates Pllc

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Sudarsan Misra, MD
(810) 694-0220
9598 Burning Tree Dr
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Scb Med Coll, Utkal Univ, Cuttak, Orissa, India
Graduation Year: 1959

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Abdulfatah Osman
(810) 603-0170
3399 Pollock Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ramesh Misra
(810) 603-0170
3399 Pollock Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ramesh Chandra Misra, MD
(810) 603-2393
3452 Genesys Pkwy
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vss Med Coll, Sambalpur Univ, Burla, Orissa, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Gail Dawson
(810) 603-0170
3399 Pollock Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
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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