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Cardiologist Mebane NC

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Sidney C Smith Jr., MD
(919) 966-5201
130 Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
Business
UNC Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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Manesh Raman Patel, MD
(919) 668-7807
1513 Ainsworth Blvd
Hillsborough, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1997

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Bruce Kowalski
(336) 538-1234
1234 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Javed Masoud, MD
(336) 229-6486
1236 Huffman Mill Rd Ste 1400
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Liaquat Med Coll, Univ Of Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1968

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M Amjad Bhatti, MD
(336) 538-1900
3210 Elk Dr
Burlington, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Alamance Reg Med Ctr, Burlington, Nc
Group Practice: Burlington Surgical Assoc

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Thomas R Griggs, MD, FACC
(919) 966-5207
2736 Dairyland Rd
Hillsborough, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dwayne Dennis Callwood, MD
1236 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1989

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Javed Masoud
(336) 585-1813
1236 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Kenneth Alan Fath, MD
(336) 538-2381
1234 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Alamance Reg Med Ctr, Burlington, Nc
Group Practice: Kernodle Clinic Inc

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Robert P Bauman
(336) 538-1300
1236 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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