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Cardiologist Leesville LA

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Reymond Meadaa, MD
(337) 392-1871
1106-A Port Arthur Ter
Leesville, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1986

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Jose Mathew
(337) 392-2211
1101a Port Arthur Ter
Leesville, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Evens Rodney, MD
(225) 769-0933
5231 Brittany Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Noreste, Esc De Med, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1986

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Susan Elizabeth Staggs, MD
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1998

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Gerald Berenson
(504) 988-2300
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jose Mathew, MD
(337) 238-4793
1101 Port Arthur Ter Ste A
Leesville, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St John'S Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Naseem A Jaffrani, MD
(318) 473-4613
501 Medical Center Dr
Alexandria, LA
Business
Alexandria Cardiology Clinic
Specialties
Cardiology

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Gregory Robbert Vorhoff, MD
(504) 895-5579
2633 Napoleon Ave Ste 809
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Med Ctr -Baptist Cam, New Orleans, La
Group Practice: Siegel Vorhoff Rushing

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Lawrence P O'Meallie, MD
(504) 587-2025
73527 Military Rd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1957

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William H Stewart, MD, FACC
219 W Gatehouse Dr Apt 8
Metairie, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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