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Cardiologist Lubbock TX

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Marc Joseph LeVine
(806) 725-1801
3514 21st St
Lubbock, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Marc Joseph Levine, MD
(806) 792-5105
3415 21st St
Lubbock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1983

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Paul David Walter, MD
(806) 792-5105
3514 21st St
Lubbock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1971

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Hoa X Nguyen, MD
(806) 797-7000
3819 24th St
Lubbock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1995

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Athos G Colon Ledee, MD
(806) 791-5913
3702 20th St
Lubbock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1983

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Guy Alan Wells
(806) 797-7000
3819 24th St
Lubbock, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Athos Gabriel Colon
(806) 791-5913
3702 20th St
Lubbock, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology

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James B Moss
(806) 725-1801
3514 21st St
Lubbock, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Jinich, MD
(806) 725-1801
3514 21st St
Lubbock, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1983

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Mindee J Flippin
(806) 771-4327
3706 B 20th Street
Lubbock, TX
Specialty
Cardiology

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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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