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Cardiologist Olive Branch MS

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Steven T Martin, MD
(901) 371-9040
4901 Raleigh Common Dr
Memphis, TN
Business
Cardiovascular Physicians of Memphis
Specialties
Cardiology

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Mahir Ramiz Awdeh, MD
(901) 748-3222
3487 Classic Dr S
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1972

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Amit Malhotra
(662) 349-1900
391 Southcrest Cir
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Dharmesh S Patel
(662) 349-1900
391 Southcrest Cir
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Vasili Lendel
(662) 349-1900
391 Southcrest Cir
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Anthony Hugo Jackson, MD
(510) 235-7983
6978 Oak Forest Dr
Olive Branch, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1962

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Stevan I Himmelstein
(662) 349-1900
391 Southcrest Cir
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ellis G Reef
(662) 349-3766
401 Southcrest Circle
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lee Edwin Faulkner, MD
3960 Knight Arnold Rd Ste 215
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1990

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Stevan Irwin Himmelstein, MD
(901) 349-1900
401 Southcrest Cir Ste 211
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Memphis Heart Clinic Plc

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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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