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Cardiologist Chesterfield MO

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John R Raabe, MD
(314) 965-3032
13358 Manchester Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Optima Heartcare Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Keith Mankowitz, MD
(314) 362-1291
186 Stablestone Dr
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1987

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Souheil Hikmat Khoukaz, MD
(314) 569-6168
1024 Cambridge Place Ct
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1990

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Daniel Bernard Bauwens, MD
(314) 205-6000
222 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo

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Khalid Qayum, MD
(314) 344-7636
14657 Summer Blossom Ln
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Khyber Med Coll, Univ Of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1970

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Sudhir K Jain, MD
(314) 894-4900
11124 S Towne Sq
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Washington University Division of Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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James Norman Ellison, MD
(314) 576-6700
222 S Woods Mill Rd Ste 370 North
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1978

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Chowdary V Tarigopula
(314) 205-2733
222 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Morton R Rinder
(636) 207-2233
1176 Town And Country Commons
Chesterfield, MO
Specialty
Cardiology

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Jorge M Alegre
(314) 576-6700
222 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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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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