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Cardiologist Columbia MD

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Maimoona Shaukat, MD
10802 Hickory Ridge Rd
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of London, Royal Free Hosp Sch Med (See 917-34)
Graduation Year: 1979

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Sean Thomas Gloth
(410) 715-0108
10700 Charter Dr
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jack William Mc Watters, MD
(410) 997-9077
11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy The Medical Arts Bldg #
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1971

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Imtiaz Husain Chowdhry, MD
(410) 964-3611
10792 Hickory Ridge Rd
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1975

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Kaiser Amir Ahmad
(410) 997-5944
10724 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care (Intensivists)

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Frederick James Sutton, MD
(410) 243-4982
6292 Golden Hook
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1973

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Camille Anne Peart, MD
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1997

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Keith Friedman, MD
(410) 997-7979
11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1997

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William D Parnes
(410) 997-7979
11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Cardiology

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Sean Thomas Gloth, MD
10700 Charter Dr Ste 200
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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