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Cardiologist Boerne TX

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Charles Roeth, MD
(210) 615-1366
4330 Medical Dr
San Antonio, TX
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William Craig MD
Specialties
Cardiology

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Roger K Muse, MD, FACC
(210) 271-3203
8706 Rolling Acres Trl
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Barry M Beller, MD
(210) 694-0994
16505 La Cantera Pkwy Apt 638
San Antonio, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1960

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Diane Zipprich Greiner, MD
59 Stonewall Bnd
San Antonio, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ara Matthew Maranian, MD
(210) 292-6522
8506 Raton Way
Helotes, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ridlon J Kiphart, MD, FACC
(214) 361-0085
107 Caprock Cir
Boerne, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert Martin Saad, MD
(210) 670-7599
70 Eton Green Cir
San Antonio, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1985

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Joseph Paul Murgo, MD
(210) 698-0008
21635 Cielo Ridge Dr
San Antonio, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1966

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Madhu Babu Challapalli, MD
(210) 756-4010
9307 Nells Farm
Helotes, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1997

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Charles Edward Bailey, MD
(210) 455-2476
25007 Player Oaks
San Antonio, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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