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Cardiologist Monroe LA

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Assad Mouhaffel, MD
(318) 387-1946
2102 Brierfield Dr
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kurt D Olinde, MD
(318) 322-0555
3370 Deborah Dr
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Monroe, La
Group Practice: Monroe Heart Internal Medicine

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Imran I Chaudry, MD
(318) 699-0505
1300 Hudson Ln Ste 6
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Quaid-E-Azam Med Coll, Islamia Univ, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.Gregory Sampognaro
(318) 322-7726
2503 Broadmoor Boulevard
Monroe, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Godfrey Achilihu
(318) 330-9330
614 N 2nd St
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Gregory C Sampognaro
(318) 322-7726
2503 Broadmoor Blvd
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Scott Burkett, MD
(318) 361-0086
1811 Glenmar Ave
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Holy Cross Hosp, Chicago, Il

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Godfrey Achilihu, MD
(318) 330-9330
4102 Forsythe Ave
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1981

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David Gary Burkett
(318) 361-0086
1811 Glenmar Ave
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Gregory C Sampognaro, MD
(318) 322-7726
2503 Broadmoor Blvd
Monroe, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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