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Cardiologist Silver Spring 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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Herman B Segal
(301) 681-9095
10313 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter James Sabia, MD
(301) 681-5700
10313 Georgia Ave Ste 308
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dimitri C Cassimatis, MD
(301) 593-2829
1941 Flowering Tree Ter
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1999

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Alan Ira Schneider, MD
(301) 681-9095
10313 Georgia Ave Ste 306
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1989

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Julie B Krivy, MD
(301) 681-9095
10313 Georgia Ave Ste 306
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1991

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Eric Bruce Lieberman, MD
(301) 681-5700
10313 Georgia Ave Ste 308
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1987

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Frank N Gravino, MD
(301) 681-9095
10313 Georgia Ave Ste 307
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Holy Cross Hospital Of Silver, Silver Spring, Md
Group Practice: Drs Itscoitz Segal Gravino Kenigsberg Schneider

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Darryl Joseph Schwartz, MD
(410) 328-8706
12106 Ravenwood Ct
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1974

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Joshua P Kanter, MD
(917) 493-5696
1514 Constance St
Silver Spring, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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