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Cardiologist Elkton MD

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Vivek Kumar Varma
(410) 620-4920
206 South Street
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Christopher H Wendel
(410) 398-8992
111 W High St Ste 202
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Chris Baldi, DO
(302) 225-3888
2600 Glasgow Ave Ste 221
Newark, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med, Stratford Nj 08084
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Delaware Cardiovascular Assoc

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Vincent Marmo
(302) 834-7676
2600 Glasgow Ave
Newark, DE
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael E Stillabower, MD
(302) 366-1929
252 Chapman Rd Ste 100
Newark, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Cardiology Consultants

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Edgar E Folk III, MD
(410) 398-1196
Elkton, MD
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1950
Hospital
Hospital: North Arundel Hospital, Glen Burnie, Md

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Vivek Kumar Varma, MD
206 South St
Elkton, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr.Michael Stillabower
(302) 366-7665
252 Chapman Rd # 150
Newark, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Irena Olga Stolar, MD
(302) 453-0500
320 Christiana Medical Ctr
Christiana, DE
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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Dr.Andrew Doorey
(302) 672-1890
252 Chapman Rd # 150
Newark, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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