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Cardiologist Holland MI

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Lynn J Cronin, MD
(616) 392-3824
904 Washington Ave
Holland, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1991

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William J Alt, MD
(616) 355-0082
386 Garden Ave
Holland, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William A Frauenheim, MD
(616) 392-3824
2424 N Idlewood Rd
Holland, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dennis Wayne Dunning, MD
(616) 459-4345
5799 18th Ave
Hudsonville, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mi
Group Practice: West Michigan Heart Pc

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Joseph Naoum, MD
(586) 465-1326
133 S Main St
Mount Clemens, MI
Business
Internal Medicine Associates
Specialties
Cardiology

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David Bryan Johnson, MD
(616) 392-3824
401 Highbanks Ct
Holland, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Holland Community Hospital, Holland, Mi; Zeeland Community Hospital, Zeeland, Mi; Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mi
Group Practice: West Michigan Heart; West Michigan Heart Clinics At Zeeland Community Hospital

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William Jacob Alt
(616) 355-0082
386 Garden Ave
Holland, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Dudley Burns, MD
(616) 399-5500
2556 Vanommen DrR
Holland, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1974

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Donald Edward Sikkema, MD
(616) 846-1860
11611 Garnsey Ave
Grand Haven, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1957

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John F Collins, MD
(989) 754-3000
1015 S Washington Ave
Saginaw, MI
Business
Michigan Cardiovascular Institute
Specialties
Cardiology

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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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