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Cardiologist Southlake TX

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Richard Jacob Feingold, DO
(817) 329-7670
1643 Lancaster Dr Ste 203
Grapevine, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Baylor Med Ctr -Grapevine, Grapevine, Tx
Group Practice: Cardiothoracic Surgery Assoc

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Karla J Lee, MD
(817) 310-3600
1600 W College St Ste 130
Grapevine, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
Graduation Year: 1991

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Kevin Theleman
(817) 329-7670
1643 Lancaster Dr
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Richard J Feingold
(817) 329-7670
1643 Lancaster Dr
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Karla J Lee, MD
(817) 310-3600
1600 W College St Ste 130
Grapevine, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
Graduation Year: 1991

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Vikas C Jain
(817) 329-7670
1643 Lancaster Dr
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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John Andrew Osborne
(817) 310-3070
3801 William D Tate Ave Ste 850
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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David M Scherer
(469) 568-0400
1600 W College St
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Harlan Ammons
(817) 310-6644
1600 W College St
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Jagadish Puppala
(817) 329-7670
1643 Lancaster Dr
Grapevine, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, 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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