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Cardiologist New Castle DE

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Kamar T Adeleke, MD
(302) 777-1103
612 Ferry Cut Off St # 2
New Castle, DE
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Tri-State Cardiovascular Inst

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Richard F Gordon
(302) 421-9721
701 N Clayton St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ajith Kumar
(302) 366-7665
701 N Clayton St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gaddum V Reddy
(302) 633-5302
1601 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Elinor Miller, MD
(302) 885-5297
721 Blackshire Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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Jeanne Marie Baffa, MD
(302) 651-6600
PO Box 269
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: University Of Maryland Med Sys, Baltimore, Md
Group Practice: Nemours Childrens Clinic Wilmington; Nemours Foundation In Philadelphia

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Paul C Pennock
(302) 421-9721
701 N Clayton St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Howard G Hutchinson, MD
(302) 885-1952
PO Box 15438
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1987

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John Dawes Ferguson, MD
1100 N Grant Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1990

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Piamsook Angkeow
(302) 421-9721
701 N Clayton St
Wilmington, DE
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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