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Cardiologist Bluffton SC

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Angus Macleod, MD
(843) 837-2407
1 Kittensett Ct
Bluffton, SC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Fac Of Med Univ Of Glasgow, Glasgow, Sco
Graduation Year: 1967

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John Calvin Sharp Jr, MD
(843) 682-2740
40 Okatie Rd
Bluffton, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1994

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Paul Andrew Slota, MD
(843) 682-2800
25 Hospital Center Blvd Ste 305
Hilton Head Island, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1988

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Andrew C Chough, MD
(412) 664-4124
11 Greenside Pl
Hilton Head Island, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1961

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Robert Charles Hewes, MD
(843) 689-8275
3 Mathews Ct
Hilton Head Island, SC
Specialties
Radiology, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1976

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James Harvey Gault, MD
(843) 897-5206
4467 Spring Is
Okatie, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1961

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Kenneth L Snyder
(843) 682-2800
15 Hospital Center Common
Hilton Head, SC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lewis William Johnson Jr, MD
(315) 448-5800
15 Northridge Dr
Hilton Head Island, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1964

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Mark A Lawton
(843) 682-2800
15 Hospital Center Common
Hilton Head, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Mark Lawton
(843) 682-2800
15 Hospital Center Boulevard #1
Hilton Head Island, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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