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Cardiologist Willimantic CT

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Mark Fisherkeller
(860) 456-2898
90 Quarry St
Willimantic, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark Fisherkeller, MD
(203) 456-2898
90 Quarry St
Willimantic, CT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1975

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Anthea Fiona Woodley, MD
(860) 423-9207
90 Quarry St
Willimantic, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Windham Community Mem Hosp, Willimantic, Ct
Group Practice: Windham Cardiology

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Gerald John O'Brien, MD
(860) 429-4460
PO Box 504
Storrs Mansfield, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jai Chakrabarti
(860) 889-4600
130 New London Tpke
Norwich, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Anthea Fiona Woodley
(860) 423-9207
6 Storrs Rd
Willimantic, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Abd U Alkeylani
(860) 456-2898
90 Quarry St
Willimantic, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Abd Ulmoez Alkeylani, MD
(860) 456-2898
90 Quarry St
Willimantic, CT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Hartford Hosp, Hartford, Ct; Windham Community Mem Hosp, Willimantic, Ct
Group Practice: Windham Cardiology

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Gohar Jamil
(860) 886-2679
79 Wawecus St
Norwich, CT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey P Seltzer
(860) 886-2679
79 Wawecus St
Norwich, CT
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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