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Cardiologist Espanola NM

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Anne Maureen O'Connor, MD
1010 Spruce St
Espanola, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 2000

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Ann Carolyn V Linnebur, MD
(505) 661-8900
4 Dakota St
Los Alamos, NM
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Los Alamos Med Ctr, Los Alamos, Nm
Group Practice: Medical Associates Of Northern New Mexico

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Anthony Benigno Sandoval, MD
(505) 662-7611
4967 Trinity Dr
Los Alamos, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1982

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J Waldman
(505) 272-5551
3rd Ambulatory Care Ctr
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Fundador Lopez Adajar, MD
(708) 327-2747
3205 Notting Hill Ave
Roswell, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991

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Anthony B Sandoval
(505) 662-7611
3917 West Rd
Los Alamos, NM
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ann Carolyn Linnebur
(505) 661-8900
3917 West Rd
Los Alamos, NM
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Chris J Wehr, MD
(505) 563-2500
201 Cedar SE
Albuquerque, NM
Business
Presbyterian Heart Group
Specialties
Cardiology

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Paul Williamson Pierce, MD
(601) 984-5604
1001 Silver South East South
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1999

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Kathleen Blake
(505) 841-1000
502 Elm St Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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