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Cardiologist Eau Claire WI

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Steven Walter Schreiter, MD
(715) 833-6320
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1988

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Regis I Fernandes, MD
(715) 838-6338
1221 Whipple St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Fund Univ De Caxias Do Sul, Cent De Cien, Caxias Do Sul, Rs, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1989

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Robert J Wiechmann
(715) 838-5222
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Eduardo Moreyra
(715) 838-5222
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Daniel Thomas Kincaid, MD
(715) 838-6320
1800 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1966

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John Dale Rozich, MD
(715) 838-3311
PO Box 1510 1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1980

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Steven W Schreiter
(715) 838-5222
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas T Carmody
(715) 838-5222
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Richard D Hanna
(715) 838-5222
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Shoaib A Naseem
(715) 838-5222
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
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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