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Cardiologist Midlothian VA

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Jerry W Pratt, MD, FACC
(804) 675-5403
14767 Rolling Spring Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Richard Gordon Lewis, MD
(804) 323-1804
11251 Buckhead Ter
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Chippenham & Johnston-Willis H, Richmond, Va
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Associates

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Szabolcs Szentpetery, MD, FACC
(757) 622-2677
3431 Lady Marian Ct
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Elisha Holland, MD
(804) 288-0061
2709 River Oaks Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1962

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Alston Wilcox Blount, MD
(804) 288-3123
720 Farnham Dr
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Bon Secours St Mary Hosp, Richmond, Va
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Associates

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Dr.Shaival Kapadia
(804) 323-1804
13700 St Francis Blvd # 600
Midlothian, VA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Joe Mobley, MD
(804) 608-8037
8437 Hillcreek Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Mark Johns
(804) 560-8785
13572 Waterford Place
Midlothian, VA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Kevin M J Harvey, MD
(804) 739-4420
5306 Beechwood Point Ct
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Family Practice, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Chippenham & Johnston-Willis H, Richmond, Va; Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Va
Group Practice: Physicians Of Family Medicine

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Mark E Johns
(804) 560-8785
1570 Early Settlers Rd
Richmond, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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