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Cardiologist Georgetown TX

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James Kellum Fuller, MD
(979) 255-1867
200 River Oaks Cv Apt 1311H
Georgetown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1976

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Robert F Denyer, DO
(254) 742-1930
30407 La Quinta Dr
Georgetown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of N Tx Hlth Sci Ctr, Tx Coll Osteo Med, Ft Worth Tx 76107
Graduation Year: 1997

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John Callan Dugall, MD
(512) 819-0500
4945 Williams Dr
Georgetown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Hospital, Georgetown, Tx
Group Practice: Scott & White Clinic Georgetown Location

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Philip David Houck, MD
(254) 724-2111
Georgetown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1979

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Mary Jean Borses, MD
1863 Paradise Ridge Dr
Round Rock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert F Denyer
(512) 869-2566
1900 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen Hollis Garland, MD
(512) 206-3600
1900 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1982

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Stephen H Garland
(512) 869-2566
1900 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Henry Stanferd Lucid, MD
(512) 206-3600
511 Oakwood Blvd Ste 201
Round Rock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1995

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Craig O Siegel
(512) 244-2263
7200 Wyoming Springs
Round Rock, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, 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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