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Cardiologist Lumberton NC

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Christopher Ronald Walters
(910) 671-6619
403 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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George P Bekic
(910) 671-6177
2610 N Elm Street
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jonathan Paul Piccini
(910) 671-5000
300 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen H Royal
(910) 671-6177
2610 N Elm St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Cardiology

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David A Zidar
(910) 671-5000
300 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Sadananda Belinje Hegde, MD
(910) 738-1141
PO Box 947
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Southeastern Reg Med Ctr, Lumberton, Nc
Group Practice: Lumberton Medical Clinic Pa

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Kevin Harrison
(910) 671-6619
403 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Sadanand Belinje Hegde
(910) 738-1141
4384 Fayetteville Rd
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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George Paul Bekic, DO
502 Cherry Ln
Lumberton, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nova Se Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Ft Lauderdale Fl 33328
Graduation Year: 1997

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George C Hughes
(919) 684-8111
403 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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