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Cardiologist Paducah KY

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Bradley Burton Mc Elroy, MD
(270) 575-3113
PO Box 7648
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Western Baptist Hosp, Paducah, Ky
Group Practice: Heart Group

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James S Gwinn
(270) 575-3113
2601 Kentucky Ave
Paducah, KY
Specialty
Cardiology

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Joel David Temple, MD
(270) 442-0103
1532 Lone Oak Rd Ste 415
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jose J Rivera Rodriguez, MD
2831 Lone Oak Rd
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1986

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John E Broadbent III, MD
(270) 441-4650
225 Medical Center Dr Ste 204
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Western Baptist Hosp, Paducah, Ky
Group Practice: Western Kn Cardiology Consult

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Carl M Johnson
(270) 443-5564
2601 Kentucky Ave
Paducah, KY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Keung Ung
(270) 575-8362
2601 Kentucky Ave
Paducah, KY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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C David Hogancamp
(270) 442-0103
1532 Lone Oak Rd
Paducah, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Patrick Jan Withrow, MD
(270) 554-7080
6205 Houser Rd
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Lourdes Hosp, Paducah, Ky; Western Baptist Hosp, Paducah, Ky
Group Practice: Heart Group

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Lowell Fowler Roberts, MD
(800) 969-5997
2601 Kentucky Ave Ste 301
Paducah, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Lourdes Hosp, Paducah, Ky; Western Baptist Hosp, Paducah, Ky; Marshall County Hosp, Benton, Ky
Group Practice: Western KY Cardiology Conslnts

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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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