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Cardiologist Sterling VA

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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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Michael A Corrado, MD
(703) 450-5111
21400 Potomac View Rd
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1952
Hospital
Hospital: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Va

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Robert Alan Shor, MD
(703) 453-8047
11211 Bright Pond Ln
Reston, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1982

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Sara Kulangara, MD
(703) 281-1265
1850 Town Center Pkwy
Reston, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1990

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A Cyrus Tahernia, MD, FACC
11776 Stratford House Pl Apt 804
Reston, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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DeVanhalli Ramaswamy
(703) 433-5000
21495 Ridgetop Cir Ste 102
Sterling, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Devanhalli Ramaswamy, MD
(703) 433-5000
21495 Ridgetop Cir Ste 102
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi, Other
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Va

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Subash Bansi Bazaz, MD
(703) 281-1265
10864 Hunter Gate Way
Reston, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1996

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Nabil Jazayerli, MD
(703) 689-9860
11800 Sunset Hills Rd Apt 1208
Reston, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1970

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Mark C Vives
(703) 437-5977
1860 Town Center Dr
Reston, VA
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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