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Cardiologist West Memphis AR

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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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Raj C Dave, MD
(901) 527-6224
228 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Topiwala Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1984

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Benson M Powell, MD
(970) 263-8517
1007 River Isle Cv
Memphis, TN
Gender
Male
Languages
German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1949

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Arsalan Tariq Shirwany, MD
951 Court Ave Rm 353D
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1993

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Vikramjit Chhokar, MD
(901) 448-5750
754 Island Dr
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Bennett Rudorfer
(870) 732-2398
310 West Tyler Avenue
West Memphis, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Bennett L Rudorfer
(870) 732-2398
310 West Tyler
West Memphis, AR
Specialty
General Practice, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Buckley Kinard Dempsey, MD
1061 Natchez Trace Pt
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1969

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Arie Szatkowski, MD
(901) 271-1000
869 Harbor Isle Cir W
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1997

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Arthur L Bellott, MD
(901) 523-9501
Drs A L Bellott Jr Iii
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1945

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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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