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Cardiologist North Little Rock AR

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Robert Alexander Lambert, MD
(501) 758-5133
2000 Fendley Dr Ste 102
North Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1980

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Paul Michael Seib, MD
(501) 320-1479
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1984

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Michele Moss, MD, FACC
(501) 364-1479
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Thomas Best
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Renee Bornemeier
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Allison Michelle Shaw, MD
(501) 603-1325
11 Kerien Ln
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Michelle Moss
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Rajesh Sachdeva, MD
(903) 694-4931
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Jammu Univ, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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James Walter Fasules, MD
(501) 364-2954
800 Marshall St S3120 3rd Fl Sturgis Bldg
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1978

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Mangaraju Nvs Chakka, MD
47 Maisons Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1998
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Hospital: Community Hosp South, Indianapolis, In

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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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