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Cardiologist Winder GA

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Thomas J Murphy, MD
(706) 546-8510
700 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens, GA
Business
Athens Cardiology Group PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Atul R Laddu, MD, PHD, FACC
(678) 714-6745
4205 Greenside Ct
Dacula, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Thaddeus Lamar Glenn, MD
(706) 543-0577
PO Box 6071
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1961

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Daniel Hamilton Magill, MD
(706) 546-8510
PO Box 5860
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1970

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Thomas James Murphy, MD
(706) 546-8510
PO Box 5860
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1984

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Rohit Tongia, MD
(706) 548-9111
829 Commons Park
Statham, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Stanley Miller, MD
(706) 546-8510
PO Box 5860
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Athens Reg Med Ctr, Athens, Ga
Group Practice: Athens Cardiology Group

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Robert Darnell Sinyard, MD
(706) 546-8510
PO Box 5860
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1982

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Harvey George Ouzts, MD
(706) 546-8510
PO Box 5860
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Athens, Ga; Athens Reg Med Ctr, Athens, Ga
Group Practice: Athens Cardiology Group

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Allen Glenn Mays, MD
(706) 546-8510
PO Box 5860
Athens, GA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Elbert Mem Hosp, Elberton, Ga
Group Practice: Athens Cardiology Group

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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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