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Cardiologist Baytown TX

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Sarma Subrahmanya Challa, MD
(281) 420-2391
4201 Garth Rd Ste 307
Baytown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Health Care System, Houston, Tx; San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, Baytown, Tx

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Fayez H Hadidi
(281) 422-3364
4301 Garth Rd
Baytown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Christopher David Hays
(281) 422-8025
1310 Massey Tompkins Rd
Baytown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology

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Sarma S Challa
(281) 420-2391
4201 Garth Rd
Baytown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Rashid M Siddiqi
(281) 428-4024
4201 Garth Rd
Baytown, TX
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Edward William Leahey
(281) 422-3113
4201 Garth Rd
Baytown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Farouk Barbandi
(281) 420-2081
4301 Garth Rd
Baytown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Edward William Leahey, MD
(281) 422-3113
4201 Garth Rd Ste 100
Baytown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dalhousie Univ, Fac Of Med, Halifax, Ns, Canada
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ediberto Soto, MD
(281) 427-9846
619 Rollingbrook St Apt 1805
Baytown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1985

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Fayez Hussin J Hadidi, MD
(713) 422-3364
PO Box 960
Baytown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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