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Cardiologist Roswell GA

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William A Cooper, MD
(404) 686-2513
550 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA
Business
Emory Healthcare Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Eduardo Montana Jr, MD
Roswell, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 1989

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Robert D Hoff
(770) 664-6075
1357 Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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John Attokaren
(770) 664-4449
1105 Upper Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Amol Shrikrishna Bapat
(770) 343-8565
1285 Upper Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Amol Shrikrishna Bapat, MD
(770) 343-8565
195 Sherwood Pass
Roswell, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, Oh; St Joseph Health Center, Warren, Oh
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Physicians

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John Kurien Attokaren, MD
(770) 664-4449
1105 Upper Hembree Rd Ste B
Roswell, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St John'S Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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Lawrence E Simpson
(770) 664-6075
1357 Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas S Backer
(770) 751-9131
1260 Upper Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gordon Jerome Azar
(770) 343-8565
1285 Upper Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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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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