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Cardiologist Cumberland MD

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Suresh M Shrestha, MD
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Second Moscow Med Inst, Russian State Med Univ, Moscow, Russia
Graduation Year: 1966

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Narayan Panjoomal Saheta, MD
(301) 777-4086
600 Memorial Ave Dept Card
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1960

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Anil K Singh
(301) 723-3780
500 Memorial Ave
Cumberland, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Baljeet Singh Mahal
(301) 724-6787
952 Seton Dr
Cumberland, MD
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dr.Lameh Fananapazir
(301) 777-1997
12502 Willowbrook Road #420
Cumberland, MD
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Peter B Halmos
(301) 724-1646
600 Memorial Ave
Cumberland, MD
Specialty
Cardiology

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Pradeep Kumar Kulkarni, MD
(301) 724-6787
952 Seton Dr Ste 301
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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John Pierre Hakim, MD
(502) 387-7522
952 Seton Dr Apt 310
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1993

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Anil Kumar Singh, MD
(301) 723-4086
1130 Bishop Walsh Rd
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Patna Med Coll, Patna Univ, Bihar, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Arumugham S Pillai
(301) 777-9626
915 Seton Dr
Cumberland, MD
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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