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Cardiologist Plattsburgh NY

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John Drayton Baker, MD
(518) 563-2404
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1971

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Brent Wood Hastings
(518) 563-2404
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Charles Lamont Pinkerman, DO
(518) 563-1860
63 Cumberland Ave
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1997

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David Lawrence Sable, MD
(518) 563-2404
59 Wood Cliff Dr
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Champlain Valley Physicians Ho, Plattsburgh, Ny
Group Practice: Lake Champlain Cardiology

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Joel Marc Wolkowicz
(518) 563-2404
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Joel Mark Wolkowicz, MD
(518) 562-7788
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1984

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Christopher Scott Palma
(518) 563-2404
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Lawrence Sable
(518) 563-2404
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Victor E Castine Jr, MD
(518) 561-1321
PO Box 2209
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1981

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John Drayton Baker
(518) 563-2404
52 Tom Miller Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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