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Cardiologist Vienna 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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Pradeep R Nayak
(703) 281-1265
130 Park St Se
Vienna, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stuart E Sheifer
(703) 281-1265
130 Park St Se
Vienna, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dean Michael Pollock, MD
(703) 648-9538
130 Park St SE Ste 100
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Va; Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Va
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Group

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Mark Christopher Vives, MD
2006 Pieris Ct
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1997

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Amitabh Rastogi, MD
(215) 456-7021
2047 George Washington Rd
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1991

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Joseph Mortimer Kiernan, MD
(703) 573-3494
201 Ridgewood Ct NE
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Va
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Group

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Robert T Herron, DO, FACC
(703) 281-1265
2077 Hunters Crest Way
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Carey M Marder
(703) 281-1265
130 Park St Se
Vienna, VA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Carey Miles Marder, MD
(703) 281-1265
130 Park St SE Ste 100
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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