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Cardiologist Madisonville KY

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Thomas Mark Stanfield
(270) 825-7326
200 Clinic Dr
Madisonville, KY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Andrea Deneen
(270) 825-7200
200 Clinic Dr
Madisonville, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert M Groves
(270) 825-7200
200 Clinic Dr
Madisonville, KY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Brian T Beanblossom
(502) 891-8300
6420 Dutchmans Pkwy
Louisville, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Delwyn E McOmber
(502) 454-7107
916 Dupont Road
Louisville, KY
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Bhaskaran N Sreekumar, MD
(270) 821-0677
435 N Kentucky Ave
Madisonville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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James Lewis Johnson, MD
(270) 249-3356
Madisonville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1975

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Deepak Natwarlal Kapadia, MD
200 Clinic Dr
Madisonville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1984

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Thomas G Di Sessa, MD
(901) 572-3380
3945 Peppertree Dr
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1971

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Tibor Samdor Szabo, MD
(901) 371-9040
1900 Bluegrass Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Orvostudomanyi Egyetem, Szeged, Hungary
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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