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Cardiologist El Paso TX

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Omosalewa O LaLude
(915) 545-6647
4801 Alberta Ave.
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey David Schuster, MD
(915) 545-6783
4800 Alberta Ave
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1982

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Oscar C Munoz
(915) 592-8300
7878 Gateway East
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Oscar Carlos Munoz, MD
(915) 592-8300
7878 Gateway Blvd E Ste 105
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Pontificia Bolivariana, Fac De Med, Medellin, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1992

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Pedro Vargas, MD
(915) 532-8295
6065 Montana Ave Ste A2
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1963

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Jorge I Martinez-Lopez
(915) 545-6647
4801 Alberta Ave.
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jorge I Martinez Lopez, MD
(915) 545-6618
4800 Alberta Ave
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1950

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Ediberto Sota-Cora
(915) 591-7495
1139 Caper Rd
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ediberto Soto-Cora, MD, FACC
(915) 591-7495
1139 Caper Rd
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jesus R Vazquez Ibarra, MD
(915) 532-1848
10470 Vista Del Sol Dr # 2
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nacl Auto De Mexico, Fac De Med, Mexico Df, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1965

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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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