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Cardiologist Ypsilanti MI

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Kris Warszawski MD
(734) 522-9800
2011 Middlebelt Rd
Garden City, MI
Specialties
Cardiology

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Kurt Holland
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Stephen E Rosenblum, MD
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr Ste 203
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1979

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Syamasundera Zampani
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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James Bengtson
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Bradley Loren Hubbard, MD
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr Ste 203
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1985

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Barbara Kong
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Maurice Jones
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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A Wambangco Herrero, MD
(734) 481-1410
316 Ecorse Rd Ste 100
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1964

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Radmira Greenstein
(734) 712-8000
5325 Elliott Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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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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