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Cardiologist Shreveport LA

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Phillip Rozeman
(318) 631-6400
2727 Hearne Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Wenwu Zhang
(318) 631-6400
2727 Hearne Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Basel Kasabali, MD
(318) 631-6400
2727 Hearne Ave Ste 301
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1983

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Lawrence Edward Mosley
(318) 813-2500
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Ernest Anthony Kiel
(318) 675-8601
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology

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Jalal K Ghali, MD
(318) 675-8180
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Highland Hospital, Shreveport, La; Christus Schumpert Med Ctr, Shreveport, La; Christus Schumpert Bossier Med, Bossier City, La; Willis -Knighton South Hospit, Shreveport, La; Willis Knighton Bossier Health, Bossier City, La; Willis-Knighton Pier

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Paul Cole
(318) 631-6400
2727 Hearne Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Russell Samuel Fileccia
(318) 798-9400
2727 Hearne Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lakshminarayan Yerra
(318) 675-5000
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Laura Anne margaret Murphy
(318) 798-9400
2727 Hearne Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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