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Cardiologist Newport News VA

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Scott A Robertson, MD
(757) 889-5351
100 Kingsley Ln
Norfolk, VA
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Cardiology Consultants LTD Kempsville
Specialties
Cardiology

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Paul J Micale
(757) 873-0360
11803 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Daniel Curtis Langdon, MD
(757) 873-0360
11803 Jefferson Ave Ste 110
Newport News, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1971

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Albert Andrew Burton, MD
(757) 873-0360
11803 Jefferson Ave Ste 110
Newport News, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1988

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Rafic H Zaitoun, MD
(757) 874-0168
11803 Jefferson Ave Ste 100
Newport News, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1984

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Laura L Ford Mukkamala, DO
(757) 827-7754
340 James Baldwin St
Newport News, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Of Ny Inst Of Tech, Old Westbury Ny 11568
Graduation Year: 1997

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John Archibald Horgan, MD
(757) 595-7527
103 Riverside Dr
Newport News, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1964

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Rafic H Zaitoun
(757) 873-0360
11803 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lee Owens Butterfield, MD
(757) 594-2074
11803 Jefferson Ave Ste 110
Newport News, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1995

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Edward Chu
(757) 873-0360
11803 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
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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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