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Cardiologist Sevierville TN

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William David Patterson, MD
(865) 428-9245
1108 Fox Meadows Blvd # 1
Sevierville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1974

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Norman Eugene Liddell, MD
(865) 428-4042
1240 Fox Meadows Blvd Ste 6
Sevierville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Spartan Hlth Sci Univ, Vieux Fort, St Lucia
Graduation Year: 1983

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William Patterson
(865) 428-9245
1108 Fox Meadows Blvd
Sevierville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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John Howard Acker
(865) 544-2800
1940 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Yates
(865) 544-2800
1940 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Roger Aaron Riedel, MD
(865) 429-2935
629 Middle Creek Rd
Sevierville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Roane Med Ctr, Harriman, Tn; Fort Sanders Parkwest Med Ctr, Knoxville, Tn

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Norman E Liddell
(865) 428-4042
1240 Fox Meadows Boulevard
Sevierville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology

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Philip Knox Hoffman, MD
(301) 897-5400
1140 Laurel Fork Rd
Walland, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1986

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Ronald Francis Yatteau, MD
(865) 673-9656
Baptist Medical Tower 101 Blount Ave Ste 300
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1966

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Raj Baljepally
(865) 544-2800
1940 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Cardiology, 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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