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Cardiologist College Park 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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Asif S Qadri
(301) 474-3232
4700 Berwyn House Rd
College Park, MD
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Amjad Rasul
(202) 526-8966
Ste 104, 4700 Berwyn House Road
College Park, MD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Arvind Mahasukhlal Mehta
(301) 864-5280
7100 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Rasaq Olanrewaju Abu, MD
6201 Greenbelt Rd
College Park, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1984

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Leszek Jerzy Fiutowski, MD
(301) 982-2020
9051 Autoville Dr
College Park, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1977

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Amjad Mian Rasul
(301) 345-8853
4700 Berwyn House Rd
College Park, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Amjad Mian Rasul, MD
4700 Berwyn House Rd Ste 104
College Park, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1972

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Rasaq Olanrewaju Abu
(301) 345-8225
6201 Greenbelt Rd
Berwyn Heights, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kallukalam Joseph Mathew, MD
(301) 927-0088
6504 Kenilworth Ave
Riverdale, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Univ Of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1957

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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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