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Cardiologist Irving TX

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Larry W Schorn
(972) 259-4781
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, TX
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Steven Shilling
(972) 607-2525
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Steven L Shilling, MD
(972) 607-2525
1110 Cottonwood Ln Ste 105
Irving, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1987

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Michal Savcenko
(972) 259-4781
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, TX
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Armando Yepes, MD
(972) 607-2530
4316 Fannin Dr
Irving, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Mayor De Nuestro Senora Del Rosario, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1992

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Ali M Kizilbash
(972) 607-2525
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ted Paul Bronson, MD
(972) 607-2525
1110 Cottonwood Ln Ste 105
Irving, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1973

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Padhavathy Uppalapati, MD
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ted P Bronson
(972) 607-2525
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Michael Rothkopf
(972) 607-2525
1110 Cottonwood Ln
Irving, 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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