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Cardiologist Greer SC

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Satish Suraabhi, MD
(864) 801-2700
510 Memorial Drive Ext
Greer, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: El Dorado Hills, CA
Graduation Year: 2000

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Robert Austin Raunikar, MD
(864) 454-5120
200 Patewood Dr Ste A200
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1987

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Diane L Goforth, MD
17 Weatherby Ct
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1978

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Craig Matthew Hudak, MD
(864) 455-6900
107 Sandpiper Ln
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Health System, Greenville, Sc
Group Practice: Carolina Cardiology Consultant

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Donald Steven Rubenstein, MD
(864) 271-1444
Ste 210-B Box 14 890 Faris Rd
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, Sc
Group Practice: Arrhythmia Consultants

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David Gregory Malpass, MD
(864) 454-5120
200 Patewood Dr Ste A200
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1988

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John P Matthews Jr, MD
(864) 455-8705
200 Patewood Dr Ste A200
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1960

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Benjamin Shinn Horne III, MD
(864) 454-5120
200 Patewood Dr Ste A200
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1983

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William P Algary, MD, FACC
(864) 288-6090
20 Stonehaven Dr
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John P Matthews, MD
(864) 277-4608
10 Page Ln
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1960

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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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