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Cardiologist Lafayette IN

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Dr.Robert Riddell
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St # B
Lafayette, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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David R Schmidt
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Barbara Johnson Bourland, MD
(765) 447-5140
PO Box 7518
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1965

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Debbie R Wright
(765) 420-0225
1012 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jay D Schlaifer
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Cardiology

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Kenneth S Stone, MD, FACC
(765) 448-8446
PO Box 5545
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Adel Shafik Yaacoub, MD
(765) 420-0225
1012 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1979

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David Roman Schmidt, MD
(765) 449-4123
2708 Ferry St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp And Health Car, Indianapolis, In; Lafayette Home Hosp, Lafayette, In
Group Practice: Care Group Lafayette

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Debbie R Wright, MD
(765) 420-0225
1012 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1985

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Robert Varnes Riddell, MD
(765) 428-2500
1116 N 16th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
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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