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Cardiologist Traverse City MI

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John Norman Beattie, MD
(231) 935-5800
3254 Holiday Village Rd
Traverse City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1992

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Roberto A Corpus
(231) 935-5750
1221 6th St
Traverse City, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Brian Jaffe
(231) 935-5800
1200 Sixth St # 200
Traverse City, MI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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John A Varner
(231) 935-5800
1200 Sixth St
Traverse City, MI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard G Smith
(231) 935-5730
1221 6th St
Traverse City, MI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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John N Beattie
(231) 935-5800
1200 Sixth St
Traverse City, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Anne Marie Hepner, MD
(231) 935-5800
230 Brook St
Traverse City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kevin Clayton, DO
(231) 935-5800
1200 6th St Ste 200
Traverse City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1987

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James Martin Fox, MD
(231) 935-5800
1200 6th St Ste 200
Traverse City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1994

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David Kenyon MacIntosh, DO
(616) 935-5800
1200 6th St Ste 200
Traverse City, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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