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Cardiologist Van Buren AR

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Kirk Dewayne Stites, MD
(501) 484-1010
4343 Bond Special Rd
Van Buren, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1990

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Stephen A Korte, MD
(479) 478-3510
PO Box 3528
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.Asif Sewani
(479) 709-7325
1001 Towson Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Sparks
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Sayyadul M Siddiqui, MD
(479) 785-2431
612 S 12th St
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mymensingh Med Coll, Mymensingh, Bangladesh (704-12 Pr 7/1972)
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jorge Anibal Hernandez, MD
(479) 709-7325
1311 S I St
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De San Luis Potosi, Fac De Med, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1992

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Riley Dale Foreman, DO
(479) 478-3510
PO Box 3528
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1984

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Gary D Fine
(479) 484-1010
4200 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Cardiology

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Abdul-Nasser Adjei
(479) 709-7325
1001 Towson Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Stephen Manus
(479) 452-2077
7001 Rogers Ave # 400
Fort Smith, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Sparks Reg Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dario M Espina, MD
(501) 484-1010
1501 S Waldron Rd Ste 107
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nordestana (Unne), Fac De Cien Med, San Francisco De MacOris
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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