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Cardiologist Lees Summit MO

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Lillard G Ashley Jr, MD
(816) 525-1600
600 NW Murray Rd Ste 108
Lees Summit, MO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Lees Summit Hospital, Lees Summit, Mo
Group Practice: Kansas City Cardiology

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Anthony A Albracht, MD
(816) 753-0155
203 NW R D Mize Rd Ste 200
Blue Springs, MO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: University Of K S Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
Group Practice: Clinical Cardiovascular Associates

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Steve Bormann, MD
(813) 588-6015
4600 E 114th Ter
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Eric Scott Hockstad, MD
(816) 523-4525
6420 Prospect Ave Ste T509
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dilip H Patel, MD
(816) 540-2111
1601 N State Route 7
Pleasant Hill, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Topiwala Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1976

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Gerald Bedford Lee, MD
(816) 472-8383
13413 E 51st St
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1958

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Mukesh Garg, MD
(816) 218-2500
801 Street Mary's Drive South
Blue Springs, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1984

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Sarat Chandra Pachalla
(816) 461-6837
19550 E 39th St S
Independence, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Marco S Mazzella
(816) 523-4525
6420 Prospect St
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Eric S Hockstad
(816) 523-4525
6420 Prospect St
Kansas City, MO
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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