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Cardiologist New Orleans LA

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Waseem Juffrani, MD
1430 Tulane Ave SL-48
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Glenn Patrick Kelley, MD
1542 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1999

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Paul Milner Lessig, MD
(504) 842-3000
936 Conti St Apt 7
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1967

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Kota Raja Reddy, MD
(256) 249-5710
1430 Tulane Ave SL-48
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kakatiya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Warrangal, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Patrice Delafontaine, MD
(504) 988-2025
1430 Tulane Ave SL48
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Centre Med Univ, Fac De Med, Geneve, Switzerland (Univ De Geneve)
Graduation Year: 1977

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Nancy T Ross Ascuitto, MD
(504) 588-5012
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1981

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Justin C Yeh, MD
(504) 988-5012
1430 Tulane Ave SL-37
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Sanjay Dravid
(504) 988-3522
1430 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Serafin Y DeLeon
(504) 988-2300
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Pramilla Subramaniam, MD
(504) 483-4600
1542 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1977

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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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