Is seen when the heart heart is restricted in its ability to fill with blood and stretch appropriately.

It is the least common cardiomyopathy

The heartbeat can be the same – the amount of blood leaving the heart is decreased

When this continues for a period of time – it can lead to heart failure

Causes:
   •    Amyloidosis
   •    Scleroderma
   •    Severe fibrosis of heart
   •    Others

Echocardiography can be helpful

Treatment
•        Diuretics
•        Aldosterone antagonists
•        Digoxin Digoxin
•        Beta-Blockers
•        Corticosteroids in some cases

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