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Cardiologist Macon GA

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Obinnaya C Emerole, MD
654 1st St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1986

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Michelle Grenier, MD
(478) 743-4622
770 Pine St Ste 210
Macon, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1988

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James Cunningham
(478) 633-6706
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Dr.Obinnaya Emerole
(478) 738-9443
654 1st Street
Macon, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Joseph Williams Poku, MD
(478) 755-1560
639 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1996

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Juan M Esnard
(478) 745-5035
2064 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Stephen Ashley Noller
(478) 743-5113
770 Pine St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Cardiology

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John C Hawkins
(478) 741-1208
682 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Zoe Janette Jones, MD
(912) 743-1478
682 Hemlock St Ste 490
Macon, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Central Geor, MacOn, Ga
Group Practice: Central Georgia Heart Ctr

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Carmine V Oddis
(478) 741-1208
682 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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