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Cardiologist Mount Pleasant SC

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Thomas Christopher Egan, MD
(843) 860-5394
3581 Henrietta Hartford Rd
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1976

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Pamela Bowe Morris, MD, FACC
(843) 324-2771
76 On The Harbor Dr
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Salem Nabil Sayar, MD
(614) 638-0477
802 Runaway Bay Ln Apt G
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1998

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Joe Ellis Gaddy Jr, MD
(336) 718-0113
67 Latitude Ln
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Forsyth Mem Hosp, Winston Salem, Nc
Group Practice: Forsyth Cardiology Assoc

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James A L Glenn, MD, FACC
(843) 792-3355
375 Seewee Cir
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Scott Walter Burke, MD
(202) 784-4520
127 Legends Club Dr
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1998

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Brett Matthew Baker, MD
(843) 534-1770
579 Island Walk E
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1991

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William Harris Crowder, MD
(601) 985-5640
113 Historic Dr
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1999

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Julie M Wershing, MD
(843) 884-2910
1141 Windsome Pl
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1958

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Lars Hokan Runquist Jr, MD
(843) 723-6111
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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