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Cardiologist Hazard KY

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Vidya B Yalamanchi
(606) 439-4878
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Srinivasa R Appakondu, MD
200 Medical Center Dr Ste 2A
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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Louis Suarez
(606) 439-6801
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Nageswara R Podapati
(606) 439-4878
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Nageswara Rao Podapati, MD
(606) 439-4433
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Vidya Bhushan Yalamanchi, MD
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1977

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Vedampattu P Ganeshram, MD
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanley Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Vidhu S Paliwal
(606) 439-4878
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Vasudeva Rao Goli, MD
(606) 439-3334
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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Appalachian Heart Center
(606) 439-4433
200 Medical Center Dr Ste 2A
Hazard, KY

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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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