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Cardiologist Champaign IL

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John W Pollard, MD
(217) 356-4930
1012 Hadley Dr
Champaign, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapo
Graduation Year: 1957

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Prakash Thopiah
(217) 351-7788
410 E University Ave
Champaign, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Adolf M Lo
(217) 352-2212
208 E Springfield Ave
Champaign, IL
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Subbiah Rajaguru
(217) 366-1304
101 W University Ave
Champaign, IL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Adolf Ming-It Lo, MD
(217) 352-2212
208 E Springfield Ave
Champaign, IL
Gender
Male
Languages
Chinese
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1963

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Lawrence Dale Atherton, MD
(217) 366-9664
101 W University Ave
Champaign, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Covenant Med Ctr -Urbana, Urbana, Il
Group Practice: Christie Clinic Pc; Christie Clinic At Provena Covenant

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Prakash Thopiah, MD
(217) 351-7788
410 E University Ave
Champaign, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mr Med Coll, Gulbarga Univ, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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Balachander Govindarajan, MD
(217) 356-0529
1902 Sumac Dr
Champaign, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Michael Winfried Wingo, MD
(217) 366-1304
101 W University Ave
Champaign, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1984

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Kathleen Ann Collins, MD
(510) 784-4000
1801 Windsor Rd
Champaign, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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