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Cardiologist Montgomery AL

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John A Williams
(334) 264-9191
1758 Park Pl
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Mehmet Erdal Ural, MD
215 Perry Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uludag Univ, Tip Fak, Bursa, Turkey (Istanbul U & Bursa U)
Graduation Year: 1954

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Stephen K Kwan
(334) 264-7156
1758 Park Pl
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Charles E Hastey
(334) 264-9191
1758 Park Pl
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Edward Neal Foxhall II, MD
(334) 270-8887
4224 Carmichael Ct N
Montgomery, AL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1983

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Howard Lee Brazil, MD
(334) 264-9191
1758 Park Pl Ste 101
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1991

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Howard L Brazil
(334) 264-9191
1758 Park Pl
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Dr.Charles E. Hastey
(334) 264-9191
1758 Park Pl # 401
Montgomery, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Jackson
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Charles Edward Hastey, MD
(334) 264-8100
1758 Park Pl Ste 101
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1978

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William B Crum, MD
(334) 288-7615
3355 Allendale Pl
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1
Graduation Year: 1946

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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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