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Cardiologist Columbia MD

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Imtiaz H Chowdhry
(410) 964-3611
10792 Hickory Ridge Rd
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Michael Howard Kelemen
(410) 964-5303
5450 Knoll North Dr
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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Orest Bohdan Bartoszyk, MD
(301) 645-5100
11738 Stonegate Ln
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1979

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Camille Pearte, MD
(410) 614-6258
9105 Phillip Dorsey Way
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Gilmer Flowers, MD
(410) 740-2900
Columbia Medicine Center 11055 Little Patuxent Par
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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Alexander M Chudnovsky, MD
(410) 997-7979
10229 Brighton Ridge Way
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1998

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David Spencer Jackson, MD
(410) 740-0789
11055 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 210
Columbia, 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: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Md; Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Md
Group Practice: MD Primary Care Physicians

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Jerome Hantman, MD
(410) 997-7979
11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 101
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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