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Cardiologist Porter TX

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Michael Pericles Siropaides
(281) 359-4888
22999 Highway 59 N
Kingwood, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ira H Lieber
(281) 358-1950
2627 Chestnut Ridge Dr
Kingwood, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Ira Howard Lieber, MD
(281) 358-1950
2300 Green Oak Dr Ste 900
Kingwood, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Northeast Med Ctr Hosp, Humble, Tx; Kingwood Med Ctr, Kingwood, Tx
Group Practice: Lieber-Moore Cardiology Assoc

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Charles H Moore
(281) 358-1950
2627 Chestnut Ridge Dr
Kingwood, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lee R Colosimo
(281) 540-3838
19411 Mckay Blvd
Humble, TX
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Charles Henry Moore, MD
(281) 358-1950
2300 Green Oak Dr Ste 900
Kingwood, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1979

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Francesca D Spencer, MD
(915) 646-8821
2602 Riverlawn Dr
Humble, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1987

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Shakeel Uddin
(281) 358-1950
2627 Chestnut Ridge Dr
Kingwood, TX
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Raymond Little
(281) 312-0242
24040 Highway 59 N
Kingwood, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Madaiah Revana, MD
(281) 446-4638
9950 Memorial Blvd Ste 201
Humble, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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