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Cardiologist Port Huron MI

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Johnson K Zacharias
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sivaji Gundlapalli, MD
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Port Huron Hospital, Port Huron, Mi
Group Practice: Cardiology Associates Of Port Huron P C

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Vrajmohan C Parikh
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Joseph Francis Piazza, MD
2609 Electric Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Palermo, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Palermo, Italy
Graduation Year: 1979

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Sivaji Gundlapalli
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ajay Krishen
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Beeravolu Ramesh Reddy
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Bashar Samman
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Bashar Samman, MD
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital, Port Huron, Mi; Port Huron Hospital, Port Huron, Mi; St John River District Hospita, East China, Mi
Group Practice: Cardiology Associates Of Port Huron P C

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Madhusudhan C Reddy
(810) 985-9681
1222 10th Ave
Port Huron, MI
Specialty
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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