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Cardiologist Schenectady NY

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Harm Velvis, MD
(518) 489-3292
319 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY
Business
Capital District Pediatric Cardiology Associa
Specialties
Cardiology

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Thomas Yannios, MD
Ellis Hospital 1101 Nott Street
Schenectady, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1976

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Herbert Reich
(518) 243-3610
1101 Nott St
Schenectady, NY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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William Martin Vacca, MD
(518) 382-7626
624 McClellan St Ste 201
Schenectady, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: St Clares Hosp Of Schenectady, Schenectady, Ny; Ellis Hosp, Schenectady, Ny
Group Practice: Cardiology Associates

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Peter Danl Cospito, DO
(518) 382-7626
624 McClellan St Ste 201
Schenectady, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: St Clares Hosp Of Schenectady, Schenectady, Ny; Ellis Hosp, Schenectady, Ny
Group Practice: Cardiology Associates

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Harry J DePan
(518) 243-3610
1101 Nott St
Schenectady, NY
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Donna Tomlinson, MD
(518) 385-2997
1 River Rd Bldg 43 Rm 213
Schenectady, NY
Specialties
Preventive Medicine, General Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1996

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Kenneth Andrew Coleman, MD
(518) 355-4088
836 Greenthorne Blvd
Schenectady, NY
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1999

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Eugene Edward Drago, MD
(518) 382-4565
624 McClellan St Ste 201
Schenectady, NY
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1955

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Dr.William Vacca
(518) 377-8198
624 Mcclellan St # 201
Schenectady, NY
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: St Clares Hosp Of Schenectady, Schenectady, Ny
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.6, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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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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