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Cardiologist Hartford CT

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John Scott Galle
(860) 525-8901
21 Woodland St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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David Irving Silverman
(860) 545-2976
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Bernard Atlee Clark, MD
(860) 635-6300
114 Woodland St
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1977

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Gladys Desiree Kagaoan, MD
(860) 527-6247
1000 Asylum Ave Ste 4300
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1995

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Paul Philip Stroebel, MD
(860) 525-1234
19 Woodland St
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Peter Paul White, MD
(860) 527-6247
1000 Asylum Ave Ste 4307
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1982

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John Frederick Gibbons, MD
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1983

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Donna M Polk
(860) 545-2880
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Aneesh Tolat
(860) 714-7977
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dale Thomas Toce, MD
(860) 525-8901
21 Woodland St
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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