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Cardiologist Chicago IL

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Sunil Lulla, MD
(630) 852-0230
4121 Fairview Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Business
Midwest Cardiac Consultants
Specialties
Cardiology

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Sharat Loul, DO
700 W Van Buren St Apt 1206W
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Steven Michael Pogwizd, MD
(312) 996-6730
135 S La Salle St Dept 3449
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1981

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Leo Merrill Henikoff, MD
(312) 563-2914
1437 W Lexington St
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1963

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Cyrus Serry, MD
(312) 829-2540
1725 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Languages
Persian (Farsi)
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Rush North Shore Med Ctr, Skokie, Il; Rush -Copley Med Ctr, Aurora, Il; Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Med, Chicago, Il
Group Practice: University Cardiologists

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Albert Paul L Knott Jr, MD
(312) 939-2667
800 S Wells St Apt 532
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1960

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Xinge Hu, MD
1400 W Fillmore St
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Zhejiiang Med Univ, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Graduation Year: 1996

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Jose L Velazquez, MD
(773) 257-6452
700 W Van Buren St Apt 707
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Maria Serratto, MD, FACC
(312) 864-3561
1900 W Polk St Ste 1126
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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David R Onsager, MD
(312) 942-6370
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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