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Cardiologist Manchester CT

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Stephen Thomas Sinatra, MD
(860) 643-5101
257 E Center St
Manchester, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Manchester Mem Hosp, Manchester, Ct; St Francis Hosp Med Ctr, Hartford, Ct
Group Practice: Optimum Health Intl

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Nirav Ramprasad Sheth, MD
(860) 432-4687
71 Haynes St
Manchester, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1995

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Gavin Noble, MD
(860) 545-5631
80 Pitkin St
Manchester, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Joseph Hanna
(860) 649-7557
18 Haynes St
Manchester, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Saqib Naseer
(860) 643-5101
257 E Center St
Manchester, CT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Stephen T Sinatra
(860) 643-5101
257 E Center St
Manchester, CT
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Joseph Hanna, MD
(860) 649-7557
18 Haynes St
Manchester, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1972

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Sun King Wan
(860) 643-5101
257 E Center St
Manchester, CT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Hazar Dahhan, MD
(860) 643-5443
26 Haynes St
Manchester, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1979

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Saqib Naseer, MD
(860) 643-5101
257 E Center St Ste 201
Manchester, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Allama Iqbal Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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