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Cardiologist Benton AR

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Allan Braziel Hatch, MD
5 Medical Park Dr
Benton, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1989

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Paul John Baxley
(501) 315-4008
5 Medical Park Dr
Benton, AR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Alan David Hughes, MD
(423) 648-2760
3 Medical Park Dr
Benton, AR
Specialties
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1970

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Nellie Renee Adams, MD
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1988

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Linda Frances Deere, MD
(501) 623-1915
11905 Goosepond Rd
Lonsdale, AR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1972

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Allan B Hatch
(501) 315-4008
5 Medical Park Dr Ste 306
Benton, AR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Paul John Baxley, MD
(501) 315-4008
5 Medical Park Dr Ste 306
Benton, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Saline Memorial Hosp, Benton, Ar; St Vincent Doctors Hosp, Little Rock, Ar; Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Arkansas Cardiology Clinic

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Jim Charles Kizziar, MD
(501) 316-0725
6796 Chipmunk
Alexander, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1969

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Nellie Adams Bornemeier, MD
(501) 364-1100
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1988

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Robert Estel Westerfield, MD
11321 Interstate 30
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthonys Healthcare Ctr, Morrilton, Ar
Group Practice: Little Rock Cardiology Clinic

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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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