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Cardiologist Covington LA

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Michael David Lecce, MD
(985) 264-0131
525 Dove Park Rd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1985

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Gerardo G Aristimuno
(985) 893-9090
101 E Fairway Dr
Covington, LA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Adriana R Nagy, MD
(985) 871-0735
601 E Fairway Dr Ste 504
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Tirgu-Mures, Romania
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Dale Presser
(985) 871-0735
101 Fairway Drive #206a
Covington, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Leonardo Orejarena
(985) 875-2828
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Adriana Nagy
(985) 893-9090
1323 South Tyler Street #102
Covington, LA
Gender
F
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dale Alford Presser, MD
(985) 871-0735
67186 Industry Ln
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1997

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Mahesh S Mulumudi, MD
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kurnool Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Kurnool, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dorothy Helen Banish, MD
(985) 893-9090
101 E Fairway Dr Ste 504
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1980

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Leonardo A Orejarena, MD
(985) 674-9500
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Militar Nueva Granada, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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