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Cardiologist Clarksburg WV

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George William Shehl
(304) 623-7682
1 Med Center Dr
Clarksburg, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sathyanarayan M Reddy
(304) 622-2300
4 Hospital Plz
Clarksburg, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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George William Shehl, MD
(304) 623-7682
100 Harrison St
Clarksburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1977

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Mazen Nashed
(304) 623-5711
200 Rt 98 West
Nutter Fort, WV
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Gerardo Lopez
4 Hospital Plz # 210
Clarksburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Sathyanarayan M Reddy, MD
(304) 622-2300
3 Cameron Rd
Clarksburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Gerardo C Lopez
(304) 622-2300
4 Hospital Plz
Clarksburg, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard Stevenson
(304) 623-3461
1 Med Center Dr
Clarksburg, WV
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Gerardo Cancio Lopez, MD
(304) 622-2300
4 Hospital Plz Ste 210
Clarksburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1992

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Saad Mossallati, MD
(304) 623-5711
200 Route 98 W St
Clarksburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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