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Cardiologist Indianapolis IN

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Arthur C Coffey
(317) 923-1787
1801 Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Mark Henry Hoyer, MD
(317) 274-8906
Section of Pediatric Cardiology 702 Barnhill Dr RR
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1985

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Robert Kim Darragh, MD
(317) 274-8906
702 Barnhill Dr RR 104
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1983

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Girish V Nair
(317) 924-5444
1801 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Cardiology

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Robert K Darragh
(317) 274-8906
702 Barnhill Dr
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology

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Mark Rodefeld
(317) 278-0944
545 Bamhill Dr
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Gary Frank Mitchell, MD
(508) 429-5757
1001 W 10th St
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1984

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Harold King, MD, FACC
(317) 274-7949
545 Barnhill Dr Emerson Hall Rm 212
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert J Price
(317) 924-5444
1801 N Senate Blvd
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Paul Terry Batties, MD
(317) 924-1001
1633 N Capitol Ave Ste 510
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Hosp Of Indiana, Indianapolis, In; Winona Mem Hosp, Indianapolis, In
Group Practice: Paul Terry Batties Inc

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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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