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Cardiologist Coppell TX

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Rao Haris Naseem, MD
(214) 648-8693
Coppell, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Aga Khan Med Coll, Aga Khan Univ, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1991

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N V R Raju, MD
(972) 459-4813
627 Park Highlands Dr
Coppell, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Duwayne Lee Willett, MD
(214) 648-2615
701 Post Oak Dr
Coppell, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1986

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Phillip Joel Hecht
(469) 568-0400
1600 W College St
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ali Issam Moustapha, MD
1050 Lake Carolyn Pkwy # 3325
Irving, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1995

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David C May, MD
(972) 434-1988
953 Creek Xing
Coppell, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Lewisville, Lewisville, Tx; R H D Mem Med Ctr, Dallas, Tx; Denton Comm Hosp, Denton, Tx
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Specialists

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Jorge Massare, MD
(214) 645-7521
152 Highland Meadow Cir
Coppell, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Karla Lee Behl, MD
Grapevine, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1991

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Karla Lee
(817) 310-3600
1600 W College St
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Vikas C Jain
(817) 329-7670
1643 Lancaster Dr
Grapevine, TX
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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