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Cardiologist Dundalk MD

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Marlene Rosemary Miller, MD
(410) 601-6852
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1991

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Sheldon Gottlieb
(410) 550-4642
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Imad Abdelhafiz Alhaddad, MD
5501 Hopkins Bayview Cir
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1987

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Franklin E Chatham, MD
(410) 288-7843
1005 N Point Blvd Ste 730
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Steven Jeffrey Sollott, MD
(301) 466-2277
5600 Nathan Shock Dr
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1984

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William L Maughan
(410) 550-4642
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Glenn Hirsch
(410) 550-0350
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Edward G Lakatta, MD
(410) 558-8202
5600 Nathan Shock Dr
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1970

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Edward Kenneth Weir, MD
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oxford Univ Med Sch, Oxford, Uk (352-09 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1967

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Marlene S Williams, MD
(410) 550-7040
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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