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Cardiologist Lexington KY

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Lee Chadwick Shine, MD
125 E Maxwell St
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1959

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Debabrata P Mukherjee, MD
(859) 323-5630
University of KY 326 Wethington Bldg 900 S Limestone St,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Nagpur Univ, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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Vanessa Gibson, MD
800 Rose St Rm C 207,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Rick McClure
(859) 323-5998
800 Rose St
Lexington, KY
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Thomas French Whayne, MD
(859) 257-1566
326 Wethington Bldg 790 S Limestone St,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1963

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Chien-Suu Kuo, MD
800 Rose St Ste G100,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Of Med Natl Taiwan Univ, Taipei, Taiwan (244-02 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1963

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Craig Alan Chasen, MD
(606) 323-8040
L-543 Kentucky Clinic 740 S Limestone,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1979

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Steven Rudolf Steinhubl, MD
(210) 292-6526
900 S Limestone 326 Wethington Building,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mark Bonnell
(859) 323-6494
740 South Limestone St
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Divyesh Ratilal Bhakta, MD
740 S Limestone St,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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