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Cardiologist Gonzales LA

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Bahij Nadim Khuri, MD
(225) 761-5520
214 Pecan Meadow Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Leonard J Chabert Med Ctr, Houma, La

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Lance C La Motte, MD
(225) 767-1151
17706 British Ln
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1995

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Van Bibb Saye, MD
(225) 766-8672
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1954

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John Birch Maylard
(225) 761-5200
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Perdue Quaid, MD
(504) 381-6544
8595 Picardy Ave Ste 310
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Baton Rouge Gen Med Ctr, Baton Rouge, La
Group Practice: Louisiana Cardiology Assoc

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Francis A Puyau, MD, FACC
458 Shady Lake Pkwy
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Venkat R Surakanti, MD
(225) 266-1756
19420 S Muirfield Cir
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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Theodore Richard Lieux, MD
(225) 819-4507
15720 Amelia View Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989

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Marius Sharon, MD
(225) 761-5555
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1978

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Bahji Nadim Khuri
(225) 761-5200
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
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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