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Cardiologist Alamogordo NM

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Dr.George Massoud
(505) 434-3225
2559 North Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Baghdad, Coll Of Med, Baghdad
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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George Malki Massoud, MD
(423) 942-8244
2200 1st St
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Baghdad, Coll Of Med, Baghdad, Iraq
Graduation Year: 1971

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Chris J Wehr, MD
(505) 563-2500
201 Cedar SE
Albuquerque, NM
Business
Presbyterian Heart Group
Specialties
Cardiology

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Guillermo Nava, MD
4351 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ La Salle, Esc Mexicana De Med, Mexico Df, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Hamid Ferose
2890 N Wilshire Blvd
Roswell, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Enmmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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George M Massoud
(505) 434-3225
2559 N Scenic Dr
Alamogordo, NM
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Nick John Tsiouris, MD
2356 Saguaro Loop
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Aristotelian Univ Of Thessaloniki, Fac Of Med, Thessaloniki, Greece
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Ann Carolyn Linnebur
(505) 661-8900
3917 West Rd
Los Alamos, NM
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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James P Goolsby, MD, FACC
(505) 986-5073
1474 Bishops Lodge Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kevin A Richardson
(505) 841-1000
502 Elm St Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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