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Cardiologist Petoskey MI

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Harry Thomas Colfer, MD
(231) 487-2493
560 W Mitchell St Ste 500
Petoskey, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey, Mi
Group Practice: Cardiology Consultants

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Louis A Cannon
(231) 487-2490
560 W Mitchell St
Petoskey, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Louis Aaron Cannon, MD
(231) 487-2490
560 W Mitchell St Ste 400
Petoskey, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Med Ctr, Saginaw, Mi; Aleda E Lutz Veteran Affairs M, Saginaw, Mi
Group Practice: Michigan Cariovascular Inst

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Harry T Colfer
(231) 487-2493
560 West Mitchell Street Suite 500
Petoskey, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Patrick M Maloney
(231) 487-2490
560 W Mitchell St
Petoskey, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Louis Cannon
(231) 487-2490
560 West Mitchell Street
Petoskey, MI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Northern Michigan
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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William Lloyd Meengs, MD
(231) 487-2490
560 W Mitchell St Ste 400
Petoskey, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1968

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Duane W Schuil
(231) 487-2490
560 W Mitchell St
Petoskey, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter E LeVanovich
(231) 487-2490
560 W Mitchell St
Petoskey, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Harold James Willens, MD
(231) 347-8033
560 W Mitchell St Ste 400
Petoskey, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Otsego Memorial Hospital, Gaylord, Mi; Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey, Mi
Group Practice: Petoskey 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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