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Cardiologist Columbia SC

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Hugh H DuBose, MD
(803) 782-0653
5 Ashley Ct
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Paul A Zimmermann
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Bashir Ahmad Lone, MD
(803) 245-6290
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Kashmir Univ, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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Norma Marie Khoury, MD
(803) 254-2881
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1983

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Himadri Dasgupta, MD
(803) 794-3950
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nrs Med Coll, Univ Of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lexington Med Ctr, West Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: South Carolina Heart Ctr

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

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Richard A Edelson
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Patrick A Hall
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert E Delphia Jr, MD
(803) 254-3278
2001 Laurel St
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: South Carolina Heart Ctr

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John Reddick Hicks II, MD
(803) 252-6644
1655 Bernardin Ave Ste 300
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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