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Cardiologist Westminster MD

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Chitrachedu Naganna
(410) 848-5250
700a Poole Rd
Westminster, MD
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Ketan Parikh
(410) 876-7772
295 Stoner Ave #203
Westminster, MD
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Carroll Hospital Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Scott D Jerome
(410) 876-0086
410 Malcolm Dr
Westminster, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Scott Jerome
(410) 876-0086
Ste A, 410 Malcolm Drive
Westminster, MD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Charles C Cummings, MD, FACC
(410) 876-7772
410 Malcolm Dr Ste A
Westminster, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Peter Reyes
(410) 328-5793
295 Stoner Ave # 103
Westminster, MD
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Margo Vassar
(410) 876-7772
410 Malcolm Drive
Westminster, MD
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Evan J Selsky
(410) 876-7772
410 Malcolm Dr
Westminster, MD
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dineshkumar S Kalaria, MD
(410) 848-1415
217 Washington Heights
Westminster, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dr V M Med Coll, Shivaji Univ, Sholapur, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Chitrachedu Naganna, MD
(410) 848-5250
700 Poole Rd Ste A
Westminster, MD
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kurnool Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Kurnool, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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