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Cardiologist Bethesda MD

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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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Gaby Weissman, MD
10644 Weymouth St Apt 201
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Frederick William Randolph
(301) 896-3054
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Sander H Mendelson, MD
(301) 652-6587
7837 Aberdeen Rd
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1960

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Michael John Domanski, MD
(301) 435-0399
5924 Rudyard Dr
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: National Rehab Hosp, Washington, Dc; Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Md

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Navin K Kapur, MD
(410) 752-8562
5110 Dudley Ln Apt 302
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1999

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Eugene R Passamani, MD
(301) 896-3973
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Hadley Mem Hosp, Washington, Dc; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md

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Ibrahim Muhammed Khatri, MD
4806 Broad Brook Dr
Bethesda, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1960

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Mark Charles Haigney
(301) 295-3826
4301 Jones Bridge Rd
Bethesda, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Luis Alberto Nunez
(301) 986-1555
8218 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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