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Cardiologist Gallup NM

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George L Sanders
(505) 722-1000
516 E. Nizhoni Blvd.
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Elliott Richtsmeier, MD
(505) 722-1000
516 Nizhoni Blvd # 1337
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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Robert E Federici, MD
(505) 841-1000
502 Elm St NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1988

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Robert J DuBroff
(505) 792-1137
4824 Mcmahon Blvd Nw
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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George L Sanders, MD
(505) 722-1110
PO Box 1396
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1969

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Anandan Swaminathan, MD
(505) 863-2208
2030 E Aztec Ave
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kilpauk Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Brendan J Cavanaugh
(505) 841-1000
502 Elm St Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Lawrence Ashim Nair, MD
(505) 563-2500
201 Cedar St SE Ste 7600
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1988

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Guillermo Nava, MD
(305) 827-5456
4351 E Lohman Ave Ste 100
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ La Salle, Esc Mexicana De Med, Mexi
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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