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Cardiologist Greeneville TN

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James Steven Rodgers, MD
(423) 638-4114
803 E Church St
Greeneville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1968

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Sonya Rose Collins, MD
238 Chimney Top Ln
Jonesborough, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1994

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Rick Lee Bennett
(615) 269-4545
4230 Harding Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Joseph K Powers
(423) 697-2000
400 Berywood Trl Nw
Cleveland, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael Blaine Lenhart
(931) 372-0405
228 West 4th St
Cookeville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Raymond Danl Merrick, MD
(423) 753-6611
171 Taylor Dr
Jonesborough, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1985

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Steven T Martin, MD
(901) 371-9040
4901 Raleigh Common Dr
Memphis, TN
Business
Cardiovascular Physicians of Memphis
Specialties
Cardiology

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Julie B Damp, MD
(615) 936-1713
383 PRB 2220 Pierce Ave,
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Lafayette Potts, MD
(615) 321-2992
5549 Cottonport Dr
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1967

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Nattawut Wongpraparut, MD
(502) 332-9928
420 Elmington Ave Apt 1424
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chulalongkorn Univ, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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