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Cardiologist Lagrange GA

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James Peter Monahan, MD
303 Smith St
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: St Therese Med Ctr, Waukegan, Il
Group Practice: Northern Lake Medical Ltd

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Alexander T Gedevanishvili
(706) 884-2641
1551 Doctors Dr
Lagrange, GA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Alexander T Gedevanishvili, MD
1107 Park Pl
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Thomas Bowden Gore, MD
(706) 884-2641
1551 Doctors Dr
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1979

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Robert Bodine Copeland
(706) 884-2641
1551 Doctors Dr
Lagrange, GA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Russell Bruce Smiley Jr, MD
(706) 812-4308
303 Smith St
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1961

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Robert Bodine Copeland, MD
(706) 884-2641
1551 Doctors Dr
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Lanier Health Services, Valley, Al; West Georgia Med Ctr, Lagrange, Ga
Group Practice: Southern Cardiopulmonary Assoc

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William Byron Fackler Jr, MD
(706) 882-8831
303 Smith St
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1944
Hospital
Hospital: West Georgia Med Ctr, Lagrange, Ga
Group Practice: Clark-Holder Clinic

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William Manchester Hudson, MD
(706) 885-0111
203 Waverly Way
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1975

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James Atwood Brennan, MD
(706) 812-4367
303 Smith St
Lagrange, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: West Georgia Med Ctr, Lagrange, Ga; Atlanta Med Ctr, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Clark Holder Clinic Pa

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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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