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Cardiologist Rockville MD

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Richard Hart, MD
(703) 241-1010
6400 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA
Business
MSG of NOVA
Specialties
Cardiology

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Dr.Thomas Odar
(301) 670-3000
15225 Shady Grove Road
Rockville, MD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Mubashar A Choudry
(301) 816-9000
11119 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Eric Steven Tannenbaum, MD
(301) 770-7979
11800 Magruder Ln
Rockville, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1980

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Mark Richards, MD
11300 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1998

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Paul M Hwang, MD
(301) 435-3068
5802 Nicholson Ln Apt 307
Rockville, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1993

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Alberto Rotsztain, MD
(301) 770-7979
5809 Nicholson Ln Apt 909
Rockville, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1963

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Daniel J Goldberg
(301) 670-3000
15225 Shady Grove Rd
Rockville, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dennis John Donohue
(301) 990-0040
15215 Shady Grove Rd
Rockville, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mohsin Ijaz, MD
(301) 816-9000
11119 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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