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Cardiologist Williamsburg VA

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Paul A Reilly, MD
(724) 337-8383
1117 Old Colony Ln
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1981

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John A McChesney, MD
(804) 924-5856
101 John Browning
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo
Graduation Year: 1949

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William K Smith, MD
(757) 564-1605
136 William Richmond
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1953

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Michael Francis Plott, MD
(757) 565-1765
300 Moody's Rn
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1964

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Milford C Maloney, MD, FACC
(757) 253-7987
116 Cove Point Ln
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Gerard Abate, MD
(757) 886-6678
1307 Jamestown Rd Ste 102
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1981

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William James Beneke, MD
(757) 229-1440
128 Spring Br
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1986

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Vasudev Ananthram, MD
(517) 787-3577
205 Page St
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Robert Packer Hosp, Sayre, Pa; Williamsburg Community Hospita, Williamsburg, Va
Group Practice: Jackson Cardiology Assoc

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Keith Elwood Hanger, MD
(757) 259-6500
120 Kings Way Ste 2500
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1968

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Milford C Maloney, MD
(757) 253-7987
116 Cove Point Ln
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical
Graduation Year: 1953

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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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