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Alan J Hecht MD
(212) 876-0845
1075 Park Ave
New York, NY
Specialties
Cardiology

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David S Blumenthal MD
(212) 861-3222
407 E 70th St
New York, NY
Specialties
Cardiology

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O Wayne Ison MD
(212) 746-5151
525 E 68th St
New York, NY
Specialties
Cardiology

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Adam B Rosenbluth, MD
(212) 737-2274
912 5th Ave
New York, NY
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Drs Michael & Adam Rosenbluth
Specialties
Cardiology

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Richard Kutnick MD
(212) 879-2628
898 Park Ave
New York, NC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Francesco Santoni
(212) 434-2000
1431 3rd Ave
New York, NY
Business
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Specialties
Cardiology, Cardiology
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Residency Training: Columbia University, New York, Mount Sinai New York
Medical School: University of Florence, 1990

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Lynne Glasser, MD
(212) 434-2606
130 E 77th St
New York, NY
Business
Lenox Hill Hospital Interventional Cardiac& V
Specialties
Cardiology

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Banjamin Zaremski MD
(212) 517-0022
510 E 80th St
New York, NY
Specialties
Cardiology

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Patrick A Flynn, MD
(212) 746-3561
525 E 68th St
New York, NY
Business
NYPH Pediatric Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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David Lefkowitz MD
(212) 288-4200
407 E 70th St
New York, NY
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Cardiology

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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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