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Cardiologist Wilmington DE

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Charles Levy, MD, FACC
1401 Pennsylvania Ave #15 Warren Ave05
Wilmington, MA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kenneth M Corrin Jr, MD
(302) 654-2226
1307 N Rodney St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1961

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Howard G Hutchinson, MD
(302) 885-1952
PO Box 15438
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1987

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Margo M Schleman, MD, FACC
(302) 885-5299
PO Box 15437
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jeanne Marie Baffa, MD
(302) 651-6600
PO Box 269
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: University Of Maryland Med Sys, Baltimore, Md
Group Practice: Nemours Childrens Clinic Wilmington; Nemours Foundation In Philadelphia

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Sadashiva Aroor Rao, MD
(301) 552-1200
1815 W 13th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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Frederic L Sax, MD, FACC
(302) 886-5590
1800 Concord Pike FOC W1-675
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Alexander Michael Gold, MD
(302) 885-1822
PO Box 15437
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1995

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Philip T Sager, MD
(973) 376-7877
PO Box 15437 D3b-425 1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1982

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Frederic L Sax, MD
(610) 397-2993
FOC W1-675 1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Sur
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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