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Cardiologist Mount Juliet TN

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William Eldridge Blalock, MD
(615) 391-3971
Summit Med Assoc PC Ste 630 5653 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1988

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John J Ververis
(615) 889-1968
5651 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hal Michael Roseman, MD
(615) 884-4425
5651 Frist Blvd Ste 207
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1979

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Donald Slider Crumbo, MD
(615) 889-1968
5651 Frist Blvd Ste 603
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1971

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Kamanahally Mudlappa Anandaiah
(615) 824-8344
107 Imperial Blvd Ste 11
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael T Baker
(615) 889-1968
5651 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN
Specialty
Cardiology

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Donald S Crumbo
(615) 889-1968
5651 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN
Specialty
Cardiology

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Timothy K Kreth
(615) 889-1968
5651 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Nicholas J Lippolis
(615) 338-3337
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Nicholas John Lippolis, MD
(615) 824-0043
82 Hidden Pt
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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