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Cardiologist New Bern NC

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William Harrison Bell III, MD
(252) 638-8118
800 Hospital Dr
New Bern, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Craven Reg Med Authority, New Bern, Nc
Group Practice: Coastal Surgical Specialists

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John Francis Mc Quade, MD
(252) 636-6222
PO Box 12566
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Clark Oliver
(252) 633-5333
702 Newman Rd
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Craig Owen Siegel, MD
(252) 635-6777
1001 Newman Rd
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1984

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Angela M Park
(252) 635-6777
1001 Newman Rd
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Cardiology

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Linda Weisent Andrei, MD
(607) 227-8171
1917 Trent Blvd
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1982

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Larry Ashley Stroud
(252) 635-6777
1001 Newman Road
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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George Hughes Beckwith
(252) 633-5333
702 Newman Rd
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Andrew A Win, MD
(252) 633-5333
702 Newman Rd
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1997

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Angela Miwoo Park, MD
(630) 240-2175
1001 Newman Rd
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
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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