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Cardiologist Glen Burnie MD

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Hyun Kim, MD
(410) 768-6600
1417 Madison Park Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1985

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Paul Jeffrey Young Hyman, MD
(410) 760-5100
7845 Oakwood Rd Ste 106
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1979

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Jay B Penafiel
(410) 768-6600
1417 Madison Park Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Bassim Badro
(410) 768-0919
7845 Oakwood Dr.
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Marc Okun, MD
(410) 768-6600
1417 Madison Park Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1981

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Ashwani Kumar Bassi
(410) 863-8860
325 Hospital Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David B Aiello
(410) 768-6600
1417 Madison Park Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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DeBajit Roy
(410) 768-0919
7845 Oakwood Dr.
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Allen H Schaeffer
(410) 768-0919
7845 Oakwood Rd
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ryszard Skulski, MD
(760) 341-0889
1600 Crain Hwy S Ste 201
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Akademia Med W Warszawie, Warszawa, Poland
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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