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Cardiologist Winston Salem NC

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Kenneth B Rhinehart, MD
(336) 722-0449
3171 Flanders Dr
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1978

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John H Edmonds, MD
300 S Hawthorne Rd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Un
Graduation Year: 1956

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James Frank Cnota II, MD
(336) 716-3232
Wake Forest School Of Med
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dalane Kitzman
(336) 716-2255
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Charles Harris
(336) 765-2500
150 Charlois Blvd # 222
Winston Salem, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Rahul Aggarwal, MD
(336) 771-2205
4940 Bridgton Place Dr
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Efthymios N Deliargyris, MD
(336) 716-2155
Medical Center Boulevard,
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Athens, Fac Med, Sch Of Hlth Sci, Nat'L & Kapodistrian, Athens
Graduation Year: 1991

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Milton D Harris
(336) 768-0437
3073 Trenwest Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gerasimos S Stavens, MD
(336) 719-7892
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Northern Hosp Of Surry County, Mount Airy, Nc
Group Practice: Heart & Vascular Center Pllc

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Madhulika Chandra
(336) 277-2000
186 Kimel Park Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
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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