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Cardiologist Columbia SC

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Mark L Orlandini
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas E Hearon
(803) 744-4900
2601 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Leon Joseph Khoury Jr, MD
(803) 794-3950
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Richland Memorial Hos, Columbia, Sc; Chester County Hosp, Chester, Sc
Group Practice: South Carolina Heart Center

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Glen N Dougherty
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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John P Sutton
(803) 254-5140
2750 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiac Surgery

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Dr.Michael Foster
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC
Gender
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Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Charlie Wayne Devlin, MD
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: South Carolina Heart Ctr

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Robert E Delphia
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Myron Bell, MD
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc; Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: South Carolina Heart Ctr

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Venkateshwar K Gottipaty
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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