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Cardiologist Middletown CT

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John Edward Rogan, MD
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Rd Ste 100
Middletown, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Middlesex Hosp, Middletown, Ct
Group Practice: Middlesex Cardiology Associates Pc

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Gita Roy, MD
(203) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Rd Ste N100
Middletown, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Univ Of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Middlesex Hosp, Middletown, Ct
Group Practice: Middlesex Cardiology Associates Pc

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Eran I Shani
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Rd
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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David Sebastian Gallo, MD
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Rd
Middletown, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Middlesex Hosp, Middletown, Ct
Group Practice: Middlesex Cardiology Associates Pc

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Stephen Michael Franklin, MD
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Rd Ste 100
Middletown, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1987

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Joseph P Longhitano, MD
(860) 975-0153
520 Saybrook Rd
Middletown, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1997

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Arthur V McDowell
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Road
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kiran Pandey
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Road
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Keshava Harthattu Aithal, MD
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Rd Ste 100
Middletown, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Middlesex Hosp, Middletown, Ct
Group Practice: Middlesex Cardiology Associates Pc

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Gita Roy
(860) 347-4258
520 Saybrook Road
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, 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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