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Cardiologist Shippensburg PA

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Arshad Mahmood Safi
(717) 217-6944
757 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Padma Bala Hari
(717) 217-6944
755 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Shaiful Islam
(717) 217-6944
755 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael Terrance Donahoe, MD
(717) 264-3900
601 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1965

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Dr.David G. Kann
(717) 258-8862
850 Walnut Bottom Rd # 102
Carlisle, PA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
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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Timothy Patrick Walsh, MD
(717) 217-6881
1133 Ragged Edge Rd
Chambersburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1983

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Betsy Figueroa, MD
(717) 217-6944
757 Norland Ave Ste 207
Chambersburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1987

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Aylmer Chuakay Tang, MD
(717) 217-6944
757 Norland Ave Ste 207
Chambersburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1993

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Robert L Maholic, DO
(973) 579-2100
601 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1999

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Colette Rebecca LaSek
(717) 258-8862
850 Walnut Bottom Rd
Carlisle, PA
Specialty
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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