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Cardiologist Lafayette IN

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Carl R Feind Jr, MD
(415) 929-9405
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert Varnes Riddell, MD
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1982

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George Kline Brodell, MD
(765) 448-8491
1500 Salem St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Hosp Med Center, Lafayette, In; Lafayette Home Hosp, Lafayette, In
Group Practice: Arnett Clinic; Arnett Clinic Inc

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Paul Maier
(765) 448-8000
1116 N 16th St, Suite A
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kenneth Samuel Stone
(765) 448-8000
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Paul Thomas Maier, MD
(317) 448-8444
PO Box 5545
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Hosp Med Center, Lafayette, In; Lafayette Home Hosp, Lafayette, In
Group Practice: Arnett Clinic; Arnett Clinic Inc

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Debbie R Wright, MD
(765) 420-0225
1012 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1985

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Sam Hansen
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Sammi Dali
(765) 448-8000
1012 North 14th Street
Lafayette, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tichreen, Fac Of Med, Lattakia
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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George Kline Brodell
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, 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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