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Cardiologist Parkersburg WV

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Stanley Pamfilis
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.David Gnegy
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St # 512
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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David Alan Gnegy
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Syed T Raza, MD
(304) 424-4760
1824 Murdoch Ave Ste 214
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1987

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Michael Anthony Santer
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Windell Tan Chua, MD
(304) 422-4992
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1968

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Brian Keith Dublin, MD
2900 Emerson Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1998

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Hemant Chandulal Modi, MD
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St Ste 512
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi, Gujarati
Education
Medical School: Municipal Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Camden-Clark Mem Hosp, Parkersburg, Wv; St Josephs Hospital, Parkersburg, Wv
Group Practice: Parkersburg Cardiology Associates Inc

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Michael David Avington, MD
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St Ste 512
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1966

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David Allen Law, MD
(573) 334-6008
600 18th St Ste 512
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Missouri Southern Healthcare, Dexter, Mo
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Consultants

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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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