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Cardiologist Corpus Christi TX

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Narain Dass Mangla, MD
(361) 883-8473
2601 Hospital Blvd Ste 103
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Raymond H Graf
(361) 887-2900
613 Elizabeth St
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Wassim Khaled Choucair, MD
(361) 888-8271
1521 S Staples St Ste 700
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1994

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Sant Kumar Upmanyu
(361) 888-8271
1521 S Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mike Edward Rodriguez
(361) 888-8271
1521 S Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialty
Cardiology

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Narain D Mangla
(361) 883-8473
2601 Hospital Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialty
Cardiology

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Milton Alejandro Beato
(361) 888-8271
1521 S Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Yvonne Bonnet Espada, MD
(361) 883-3963
613 Elizabeth St Ste 502
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Esc De Med 'Juan N Corpas', Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert Morris Ball, MD
(361) 888-8271
1521 S Staples St Ste 700
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1975

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Charles Jacob Schechter, MD
(361) 887-2900
613 Elizabeth St Ste 402
Corpus Christi, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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