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Cardiologist Hamburg NY

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Philip Robert Sullivan, MD
(716) 822-3098
4886 Clifton Pkwy
Hamburg, NY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Buffalo Gen Hosp, Buffalo, Ny
Group Practice: Academic Medicine Svc

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Ronald B Boersma
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Aravind Herle, MD
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr Ste 100
Orchard Park, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1995

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Vlad Ovchinnikov, MD
4481 S Buffalo St Apt 25
Orchard Park, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William K Major, MD
(716) 635-3938
47 Fox Meadow Ln
Orchard Park, NY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, Ny

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DeOlindo Ocampos
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Deolindo Ocampos, MD
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr Ste 100
Orchard Park, NY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Asuncion, Fac De Cien Med, Asuncion, Paraguay
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, Ny
Group Practice: Cardiology Group-Western NY

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Aravind Herle
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gary R Stern
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Henry M Meltser
(716) 677-6800
310 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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