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Cardiologist Harrisburg PA

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Raymond Charles Grandon, MD
(717) 234-4187
131 State St
Harrisburg, PA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1945
Hospital
Hospital: Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa; Harrisburg Hospital -Pinnacle, Harrisburg, Pa

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Ira Sackman, MD
(717) 920-4400
2802 Old Post Rd
Harrisburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1976

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Steven Rolfe Jones, MD
(717) 731-0101
1000 N Front St
Wormleysburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1990

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Thach N Nguyen
(717) 731-0101
1000 N Front St
Wormleysburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Todd A Bokelman
(717) 731-0101
1000 N Front St
Wormleysburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Donald Carl Durbeck
(717) 782-5737
111 S Front St
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark Howard Cohen, MD
(717) 531-8674
4836 Mountain Rise Dr
Harrisburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kath Univ Leuven, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Leuven, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Ephrata Comm Hosp, Ephrata, Pa; Geisinger Med Ctr, Danville, Pa

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Jeffrey Stephen Fugate, DO
(717) 697-3304
2808 Old Post Rd
Harrisburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Polyclinic Med Ctr -Pinnacle H, Harrisburg, Pa
Group Practice: Associated Cardiologists

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Sang Keun Kim
(717) 920-4400
2808 Old Post Rd
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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George R Moffitt, MD, FACC
(717) 731-0101
1000 N Front St
Wormleysburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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