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Cardiologist Greensboro NC

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Edmund Joseph Le Bauer, MD
(336) 547-1752
PO Box 26201
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Nc
Group Practice: Lebauer Health Care

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Paula Virginia Ross
(336) 547-1700
1126 N Church St
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Philip Joseph Nahser
(336) 272-6133
1002 N Church St
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter Manning Jordan, MD
(336) 272-6133
1002 N Church St Ste 103
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jerome Oscar Spruill
(336) 273-6911
1307 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard Alan Weintraub
(336) 273-7900
1331 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Brian Sanders Crenshaw, MD
(336) 547-1715
520 N Elam Ave
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1990

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William E Downey, MD, FACC
(336) 547-1752
1126 N Church St
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Stewart Allan Schall, MD
(336) 832-8060
1200 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1964

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John Howard Edmunds, MD
(336) 275-4096
301 E Wendover Ave Ste 310
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Nc; Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, Nc
Group Practice: Eagle Cardiology

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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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