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Cardiologist Madison WI

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Wayne E Musser
(608) 417-5970
202 S Park St
Madison, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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John M Phelan
(608) 252-8000
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Karen L Moncher
(608) 267-5970
202 S Park St
Madison, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Larry Howard Weinhaus, MD
(608) 252-8230
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hospital Med Center, Madison, Wi
Group Practice: Dean Clinic

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Kenneth Wallmeyer, MD
(608) 258-5020
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1978

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Brian G Bachhuber
(608) 252-8000
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Donald C Logan
(608) 252-8000
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Henry Lewis, MD
(608) 260-2215
202 S Park St
Madison, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1995

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Robert G Tancredi
(608) 252-8000
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey Alan Kushner, MD
(608) 252-8019
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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