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Cardiologist Pasadena MD

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Jon C Love, MD
(410) 474-7091
8096 Ventnor Rd
Pasadena, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1989

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Mitchell Brice Schwartz, MD
(410) 573-6480
1221 Buckingham Rd
Arnold, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1985

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Stephen Anthony Valenti, MD
(410) 997-7979
853 Blue Heron Ct
Arnold, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Krishan K Singal, MD, FACC
415 Crain Hwy S E
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ashwani Kumar Bassi, MD
(410) 863-8860
325 Hospital Dr Ste 108
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gerard Church, MD
(410) 757-2747
8 Evergreen Rd
Severna Park, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Glasgow Fac Of Med, Glasgow, Scotland (919-05 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1951

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Kelley Willis Sullivan, MD
(410) 573-6480
1677 Helmsley Way
Arnold, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1988

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Jay B Penafiel
(410) 768-6600
1417 Madison Park Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hilary T S O'Herlihy, MD
(410) 761-4848
325 Hospital Dr Ste 208
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Cork, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Cork
Graduation Year: 1954
Hospital
Hospital: North Arundel Hospital, Glen Burnie, Md

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Ratnakar Mukherjee
(410) 768-0919
7845 Oakwood Rd
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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