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Cardiologist East Peoria IL

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Apichart Lirdnimanradi, MD
(309) 637-0177
900 Main St Ste 710
Peoria, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mahidol Univ-Siriraj Hosp, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1972

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Subhash J Patel
(309) 672-3140
900 Main St
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Omar Ali
(309) 672-4670
112 Ne Crescent Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Breno Pessanha
(309) 672-4670
112 Ne Crescent Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Thanad S Shay
(309) 671-2310
1201 N North St
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Apichart L Radee, MD, FACC
(309) 637-0177
900 Main St Ste 710
Peoria, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Apichart L Radee
(309) 637-0177
900 Main St Ste 710
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Cardiology

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Frank Leland Gold, MD
(309) 693-8424
1 Illini Dr # 1649
Peoria, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1974

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William Vincent Novak, MD
(309) 672-4670
112 NE Crescent Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1990

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Thanad S Shay, MD
(309) 671-2310
1201 N North St
Peoria, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chulalongkorn Univ, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Med Ctr Of Illinois, Peoria, Il; St Francis Med Ctr, Peoria, Il
Group Practice: Shay & Assoc Ltd

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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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