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Cardiologist Pikeville KY

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Bill H Harris
(606) 218-3500
911 Bypass Rd
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David E Collins, MD, FACC
(606) 432-3438
PO Box 337
Pikeville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Edgar J Massabni, MD
(606) 432-3524
255 Church St Ste 204
Pikeville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Joseph'S Univ, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dennis L Havens, MD, FACC
(606) 218-4530
911 Bypass Rd
Pikeville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ashok Kumar Patnaik, MD
(304) 235-2300
61 E 3rd Ave
Williamson, WV
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mkcg Med Coll, Berhampur Univ, Berhampur, Orissa, India
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Pikeville Methodist Hosp, Pikeville, Ky; Williamson A R H Hosp, S Williamson, Ky; St Francis Hospital, Charleston, Wv

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Anthony Romero Villarosa, MD
134 C Mount Chase Dr Apt C
Pikeville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1994

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Muhammad Ahmad
(606) 218-3500
911 Bypass Rd
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Brahmaji S Puram, MD
(606) 432-6162
PO Box 2197
Pikeville, KY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Pikeville Methodist Hosp, Pikeville, Ky
Group Practice: Appalachian Cardiology Clinic

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Ghassan Dalati
(606) 886-0892
400 University Dr
Prestonsburg, KY
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sunny Abraham Joseph, MD
1900 Bluegrass Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Christian Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Vellore, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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