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Cardiologist Las Cruces NM

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Craig Frederick Cannon, MD
(505) 521-3270
4351 E Lohman Ave Ste 100
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Med Ctr, Las Cruces, Nm; Mountain View Reg Med Ctr, Las Cruces, Nm
Group Practice: NM Cardiac Care

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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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Kent Lorin Richards, MD
(505) 522-5353
2405 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1970

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Ronald Hansel Main
(505) 521-3270
4351 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Guillermo Nava
(575) 521-3270
4351 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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David Earl Hoekenga, MD
(505) 522-7247
3305 Majestic Rdg
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr.Kent Richards
(575) 522-5353
2405 South Telshor Boulevard
Las Cruces, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1970
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Memorial Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Craig Frederick Cannon
(505) 521-3270
4351 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Jerome Wey, MD
(806) 792-5105
2405 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1968

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Guido Leon
(505) 522-0300
1255 S Tolshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
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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