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Cardiologist Lake City FL

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Charles Varghese
(386) 755-4518
782 Sw Sisters Welcome Rd
Lake City, FL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Doroteo C Audije, MD
(386) 362-1413
2086 SW Main Blvd Ste 101
Lake City, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1964

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Ankem Ravindra
(386) 752-3400
1740 W Us Hwy 90
Lake City, FL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Interventional Cardiologists Of Gainesville PA
(386) 752-0515
3239 NW York Dr
Lake City, FL

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Wayne M Pollak, MD
(954) 965-4900
20950 NE 27th Ct
Aventura, FL
Business
Cardiovascular Consultants of South Florida
Specialties
Cardiology

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Ankem Ravindra, MD
(386) 754-8000
1740 W US Highway 90
Lake City, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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Bruce Ira Timins, MD
(386) 755-6644
1283 SW State Road 47 Ste 2
Lake City, FL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1975

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Harold Sidney Klopfenstein
(386) 755-3016
619 S Marion Ave
Lake City, FL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Timins Bruce I Md
(386) 755-6644
1283 SW State Road 47
Lake City, FL

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Stephen M Mallon, MD
(305) 585-5530
1611 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL
Business
University of Miami Cardiology
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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