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Cardiologist New Iberia LA

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Paul Henry Gulotta
(337) 364-1734
2313 E Main St
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Cardiology

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Salvatore Buttaci, MD
520 N Lewis St
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Los Andes, Esc De Med, Merida, Venezuela
Graduation Year: 1990

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Salvatore Buttaci-Guarino
(337) 367-5200
520 N Lewis St
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Juan Antonio Pastor, MD
(337) 367-5200
520 N Lewis St
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ La Salle, Esc Mexicana De Med, Mexico Df, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jonathan Stein
(337) 261-5151
1100 Andre St
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Paul Henry Gulotta, MD
(337) 364-1734
1400 E Main St
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1983

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Mahesh Changlani, MD
(337) 367-5200
520 N Lewis St Ste 101
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1984

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Mahesh Ghanshyam Changlani
(337) 367-5200
520 N Lewis St
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert S Lewis
(337) 364-8890
1100 Andre St
New Iberia, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jonathan H Stein, MD
(337) 367-1936
1100 Andre St Ste 205
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Our Lady Of Lourdes Reg Med Ct, Lafayette, La; Lafayette General Med Ctr, Lafayette, La; Franklin Foundation Hosp, Franklin, La; Dauterive Hosp, New Iberia, La; Iberia Med Ctr, New Iberia, La

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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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