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Cardiologist Friendswood TX

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Ashfaq Taj Ahmed, MD
16111 Barcelona Dr
Friendswood, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1996

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Adeeb Ahmed, MD
16111 Barcelona Dr
Friendswood, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jose Maria W Garcia, MD
(281) 338-2766
333 N Texas Ave Ste 2200
Webster, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1981

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David Warren Sapire, MD
(281) 338-6981
450 Blossom St Ste D
Webster, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1963

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David Scott Hamer, MD
(713) 946-7588
530 Orchard St
Webster, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1988

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Aziz Ahmed, MD
(217) 527-4762
16111 Barcelona Dr
Friendswood, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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Jaggarao Nattama, MD, FACC
(281) 338-0750
450 Medical Center Blvd Ste 545
Webster, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Robert Farrell
(281) 333-9632
450 Blossom Street
Webster, TX
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Clear Lake Reg Med Ctr, Webster, Tx
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Harold Myron Rosenthal, MD
(281) 332-0577
2 Professional Park Dr
Webster, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1974

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Harvey Edward Slusky, MD
(281) 338-1982
450 Medical Center Blvd
Webster, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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