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Cardiologist Morganton NC

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Roger Lee Seagle, MD
(828) 437-5812
505 E Parker Rd
Morganton, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1979

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Ryan Vern Miller, MD
(704) 430-9050
149 W Parker Rd Ste C
Morganton, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1990

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Meiyu Chuang, MD
(828) 754-3988
1041 Morganton Blvd SW # 101
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989

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Anthony Maglione, MD
(828) 758-5544
1009 Charlesmont Ct
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Sassari, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Sassari, Italy
Graduation Year: 1980

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Rodney Martin Stalheim, MD
(828) 759-9903
420 Stonecroft Dr SE
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1971

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Roger Lee Seagle
(828) 437-5812
505 E Parker Rd
Morganton, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Andrew Michael Hume Ross, MD
(937) 461-4401
Morganton, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of London Fac Med-Guys Hosp Med Sch (See 917-21)
Graduation Year: 1971

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Mei Yu Chuang
(828) 754-3988
1041 Morganton Blvd Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Johnny Reyes Dy
(828) 754-3988
1041 Morganton Blvd Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Rodney M Stalheim
(828) 757-6400
322 Mulberry St Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
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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