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Cardiologist Norfolk VA

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

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Joseph Allen Robbins, MD
(757) 623-3800
400 W Brambleton Ave Ste 201
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1977

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Bertrand Alexander Ross, MD
(757) 668-7213
601 Childrens Ln
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp/Kings Daughters, Norfolk, Va; Sentara Norfolk General Hosp, Norfolk, Va
Group Practice: Children's Specialty Group

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Emanuel Stein, MD
(804) 489-1343
210 Oak Grove Rd
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1959

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Hormoz Azar
(757) 388-6005
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Charles William Daniels, MD
(918) 806-7777
1812 Core Ave Apt 5
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: Mobile Infirmary Med Ctr, Mobile, Al
Group Practice: Diagnostic & Medical Clinic

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Charles Allen Bullaboy, MD
(757) 668-7214
601 Childrens Ln
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1970

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Millie Lee, MD
(757) 483-6420
100 Kingsley Ln Ste 200
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1992

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Donald Joseph Lipskis, MD
(757) 889-5351
100 Kingsley Ln Ste 200
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1977

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Jack B Taylor, MD, FACC
(757) 428-6589
PO Box 3190
Norfolk, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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