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Cardiologist Grand Island NE

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William J Landis
(308) 382-1100
2444 W Faidley Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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David R Colan
(308) 382-9266
729 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Robin Yue, MD
(308) 381-8636
2116 W Faidley Ave Ste 200
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Zhejiiang Med Univ, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Graduation Year: 1985

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Christopher C Caudill
(402) 483-3333
1600 S 48th St
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Scott Webster Shurmur, MD
(402) 559-5151
600 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1985

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Himanshu Agarwal, MD
(308) 379-7686
3020 Colonial Ln
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kgs Med Coll, Univ Of Lucknow, Lucknow, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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Erich Richard Fruehling
(308) 381-8636
3515 Richmond Cir
Grand Island, NE
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey M Mahoney, MD
(402) 572-3300
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE
Business
Heart Consultants PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Michael Marion Dehning, MD
(402) 572-3300
6826 Northland Dr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Fremont Area Med Ctr, Fremont, Ne; Alegent Health Immanuel Med Ct, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Alegent Health Heart Institute

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Haysam Akkad
(402) 552-2320
4239 Farnam St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Cardiology

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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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