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Cardiologist Beckley WV

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Jebran G Karam, MD
(304) 250-0200
1836 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1982

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Hiriyannappa Subbaraya, MD
(304) 252-8272
169 George St
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Indira Ghandi Med Coll, Nagpur Univ, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, Wv; Beckley Appalachian Reg Hosp, Beckley, Wv

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Jebran George Karam
(304) 250-0200
1836 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Joshy Abraham
(304) 255-1002
179 Woodland Drive
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thair A Barghouthi
(304) 254-0892
304 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Salvatore A Pecoraro, MD
(304) 255-5666
PO Box 1324
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Roma-La Sapienza, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Roma, Italy
Graduation Year: 1970

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Lingadahalli Hiriyannappa Subbaraya
(304) 255-2121
200 Veterans Ave
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lamberto Cendana Maramba, MD
(304) 252-8545
106 Pineridge Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1962

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Dr.MARCIS SODUMS
(304) 461-3914
1717 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Lamberto Cendana Maramba
(304) 252-8541
200 Raleigh Ave
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, 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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