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Cardiologist West Columbia SC

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John Kevin Baugh, MD
(803) 376-4110
2728 Sunset Blvd Ste 101
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1990

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Barry Jay Feldman, MD
(803) 376-4110
2728 Sunset Blvd Ste 101
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1983

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Jennifer Ann Feldman
(803) 739-6500
120 Hospital Dr W
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ram G Penmetsa
(803) 794-3950
2728 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Barry Jay Feldman
(803) 739-6500
120 Hospital Dr W
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.John Baugh
(803) 739-6500
120 West Hospital Drive
West Columbia, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
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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James H Richardson
(803) 794-3950
2728 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Eugene Francis Schwarz, MD
(803) 376-4110
107 Hospital Dr W
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Bologna, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Bologna, Italy
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Lexington Med Ctr, West Columbia, Sc; Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Columbia Heart Clinic

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John Kevin Baugh
(803) 739-6500
120 Hospital Dr W
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Himaxi M Maysuria
(803) 794-3950
2728 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC
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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