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Cardiologist Davenport IA

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Blair Whitney Foreman, MD
(563) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St Ste 300
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Genesis Med Ctr, Davenport, Ia
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Medicine

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Vijayaraghavan Rajendran, MD
(563) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St Ste 300
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Mary Med Ctr, Galesburg, Il
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Medicine

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Vijay R Rajendran
(563) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Richard Lawrence Sadler, MD
(319) 324-3818
1228 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1980

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Jon Allen Robken, MD
(319) 324-2992
1230 E Rusholme St Ste 305
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1977

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Eric James Dippel, MD
(563) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St Ste 300
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il
Group Practice: Cardiovascular Medicine

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William John Witcik, MD
(319) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St Ste 300
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1986

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Philip A Habak, MD
(319) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St Ste 300
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasr El Aini Fac Med Cairo Univ, Cairo (915-02 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1963

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Rafat F Padaria
(563) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Kathleen J Keyes
(563) 324-2992
1236 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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