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Cardiologist Catonsville MD

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Ronald Gillilan
(410) 455-0200
724 Maiden Choice Ln
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Patrick Smith Jr, MD
9101 Franklin Square Drive South,
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1987

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Ramona Gelzer Bell, MD
(410) 521-5600
2411 W Belvedere Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1994

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Richard Elliot Ringel, MD
(410) 328-6666
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1977

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Mark David Kelemen, MD
(410) 328-7579
5620 Pimlico Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1990

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Yu-Chen Lee, MD, FACC
(410) 747-9135
1206 Frederick Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Malonnie Lee Kinnison, MD
(443) 436-1116
7253 Ambassador Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ronald David Schechter, MD
(410) 339-7910
2725 Moores Valley Dr
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Greater Baltimore Med Center, Baltimore, Md; St Joseph Hospital, Baltimore, Md
Group Practice: Ricely & Schechter

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Barbara Jean Kircher, MD
(410) 337-8488
2411 W Belvedere Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1983

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Zalman Mordechai Kahn, MD
(410) 876-7772
3007 Northbrook Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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