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Cardiologist Hopkins MN

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Ted H Spooner, MD
(952) 993-3246
6500 Excelsior Blvd
St Louis Park, MN
Business
Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center
Specialties
Cardiology

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Ashfaq Ahmad Khan, MD
Hopkins, MN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Malta, Med Sch, Guardamangia, Malta
Graduation Year: 1992

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David E Raab, MD, FACC
(612) 993-3360
6490 Excelsior Blvd Ste W200
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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David C Homans
(952) 993-3246
6500 Excelsior Blvd
St Louis Park, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Raphael Joseph Weisberg, MD
(952) 938-6390
14501 Atrium Way Apt 233
Minnetonka, MN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1941

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Donald V Mahony, MD, FACC
(307) 733-6075
11419 Clarion Way
Minnetonka, MN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Venkata K Tholakanahalli, MD
Hopkins, MN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Bhavani Balaravi
(952) 993-3246
6500 Excelsior Blvd
St Louis Park, MN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Leonard Nordstrom
(952) 993-3246
6500 Excelsior Blvd
St Louis Park, MN
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Jackson L Thatcher, MD
(952) 993-1372
6490 Excelsior Blvd Ste W200
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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