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Cardiologist Arlington VA

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Richard Hart, MD
(703) 241-1010
6400 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA
Business
MSG of NOVA
Specialties
Cardiology

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Brian Neal Glick, MD
(703) 671-2490
611 S Carlin Springs Rd
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1986

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Navid Kazemiashtiani, MD
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1996

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Ambrish K Gupta
(703) 998-6666
611 S Carlin Springs Rd Ste 504
Arlington, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dean Carpousis
(703) 979-1777
2001 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA
Specialty
Cardiology

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M Rafiq Zaheer
(703) 933-0700
611 S Carlin Springs Rd
Arlington, VA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Jawad Haider, MD
(860) 679-2771
1200 N Veitch St Apt 824
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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M Rafiq Zaheer, MD
(703) 933-0700
611 S Carlin Springs Rd Ste 201
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Avicenna State Med Inst Of Kabul, Fac Of Med, Kabul, Afghanistan
Graduation Year: 1981

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Thien Minh Do, MD
(703) 933-7060
611 S Carlin Springs Rd Ste 501
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1990

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Todd Gregg Matros, MD
2201 Wilson Blvd Apt 1008
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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