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Cardiologist Ellicott City MD

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Coner Francis Lundergan, MD
(202) 741-3333
Ellicott City, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1982

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Janet Nagel Scheel, MD
(410) 955-5987
2916 Shadowbrook Ct
Ellicott City, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr.Monica Aggarwal
(410) 997-7979
11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Gender
F
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Andrew Farb, MD
301-443-8243 x155
11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1983

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Maimoona Shaukat, MD
10802 Hickory Ridge Rd
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of London, Royal Free Hosp Sch Med (See 917-34)
Graduation Year: 1979

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Russell Edward Hillsley, MD
(410) 644-5111
4801 Dorsey Hall Dr Ste 220
Ellicott City, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1988

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Robert Emmett McCarthy
(410) 715-0108
10700 Charter Dr
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Spencer Jackson, MD
(410) 740-0789
11055 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 210
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, Md; Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Md
Group Practice: MD Primary Care Physicians

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Jeffrey Carlton Trost, MD
(410) 730-1637
10440 Swift Stream Pl Apt 303
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1996

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Orest Bohdan Bartoszyk, MD
(301) 645-5100
11738 Stonegate Ln
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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