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Cardiologist Joliet IL

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Sunil Lulla, MD
(630) 852-0230
4121 Fairview Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Business
Midwest Cardiac Consultants
Specialties
Cardiology

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Abdul H Sankari, MD
(815) 729-3280
210 N Hammes Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1988

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Eugene Chiu, MD
(815) 741-4278
210 N Hammes Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1975

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Daniele P Girolami, MD
(815) 741-4278
210 N Hammes Ave Ste 210
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Gu
Graduation Year: 1981

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Daniele P DeGirolami, MD, FACC
(815) 729-3280
210 N Hammes Ave Ste 210
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Divyesh Bhatt
(815) 725-2121
2100 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialty
Cardiology

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William Donald Woodward, MD
(815) 741-4278
210 N Hammes Ave Ste 210
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1973

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Kenneth Stuart Pittleman, MD
(815) 725-2121
2100 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Med Ctr, Joliet, Il
Group Practice: Joliet Medical Group Ltd

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Govind Ramadurai, MD
(815) 729-3280
210 N Hammes Ave Ste 205
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1991

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Divyeshkuma M Bhatt, MD
(815) 725-2121
2100 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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