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Cardiologist Waterville ME

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Laurier Eugene Nolin, MD
(207) 465-7518
149 North St
Waterville, ME
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1964

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Wayne Allan Kruithoff, MD
(207) 872-1800
149 North St
Waterville, ME
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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Michael Claude Lemieux, MD
(207) 861-8030
58 Cedar Village Pl
Oakland, ME
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1984

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Ahmed S Hassen
(207) 623-8411
1 Va Ctr
Augusta, ME
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hsueh-Ching Cheng, MD, FACC
(207) 622-4400
6 Middle St
Augusta, ME
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kevin M White
(207) 861-8030
244 Kennedy Memorial Dr
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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George Petropoulos, MD
(207) 873-1715
518 Fairfield St
Oakland, ME
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1993

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Enrique J Rivas, MD
(207) 873-1715
25 First Park Dr Ste D
Oakland, ME
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De San Agustin, Prog Acad De Med, Arequipa, Peru
Graduation Year: 1991

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Padiath Ali Aslam, MD
(207) 623-4586
89 Hospital St Ste 4
Augusta, ME
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Maine Gen Med Ctr, Augusta, Me; Inland Hospital, Waterville, Me

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Dr.Lesley West
(207) 430-4321
330 Civic Center Dr # 5
Augusta, ME
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 1, 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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