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Cardiologist West Hartford CT

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David Madigan Casey, MD
97 S Main St Apt 303
West Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1998

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Carol Goldenthal, MD
(860) 249-5203
132 Jefferson St
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1944

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David J Underhill
(860) 524-5905
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Dr.Anthony Lasala
(860) 249-9175
85 Seymour St # 805
Hartford, CT
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.David Casey
(860) 249-9175
85 Seymour St # 805
Hartford, CT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1998
Speciality
Cardiologist
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Haris Athar, MD
(860) 545-5294
97 S Main St Apt 201
West Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Lawrence Miles Pareles, MD
(860) 249-9175
85 Seymour St Ste 805
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Hartford Hosp, Hartford, Ct
Group Practice: Cardiac Care Assoc

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Michael A Rossi
(860) 522-0604
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hiroyoshi Takata
(860) 522-7181
85 Seymour St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Emmy A Mahoney, MD
(860) 545-5000
2 Park Pl Apt 18J
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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