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Cardiologist Copperas Cove TX

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Adolph Mares
(254) 526-2085
2207 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Randy F McCollough
(254) 526-2085
2207 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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William Richard Cashion
(254) 526-2085
2207 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Adolph Mares, MD
(254) 526-2085
2207 S Clear Creek Rd Ste 304
Killeen, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1987

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Luis Orlando Castellanos, MD
(305) 836-1997
3601 S W S Young Dr
Killeen, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Este (Uce), Esc De Med, San Pedro De MacOris
Graduation Year: 1987

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George S Rebecca, MD
(254) 526-9766
2123 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1975

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Victor Koenraad Seghers, MD
(254) 526-3050
2115 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kath Univ Leuven, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Leuven, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1968

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William Richard Cashion Jr, MD
(254) 526-2085
2207 S Clear Creek Rd Ste 304
Killeen, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: College Station Med Ctr, College Sta, Tx

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Matthew Phillips
(254) 526-2085
2207 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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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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