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Cardiologist Marion IA

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James Michael Levett, MD
(319) 362-5118
830 4th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Sioux City, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr, Cedar Rapids, Ia; St Lukes Methodist Hosp, Cedar Rapids, Ia
Group Practice: Physicians Clinic Of Iowa

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Keith Jon Kopec, MD
(319) 739-2000
2165 Blake Blvd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mohammad Naser Payvandi
(319) 364-7101
1002 4th Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ayethandar Win, MD
(319) 368-5757
1026 A Ave NE Ste 5000
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1997

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Keith J Kopec
(319) 364-7101
1002 4th Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Anthony Rater, MD
(319) 739-2000
530 Vernon Dr SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Regional Med Ctr, Manchester, Ia; Virginia Gay Hosp, Vinton, Ia; St Lukes Methodist Hosp, Cedar Rapids, Ia
Group Practice: Cardiologists

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Todd O Noreuil
(319) 364-7101
1002 4th Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mark Marvin Zittergruen, MD
(319) 368-5757
1026 A Ave NE Ste 5000
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mohammed Ersan Khalil, MD
1026 A Ave NE Ste 5000
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1994

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Mohit Kumar Chawla, MD
(319) 364-7101
1002 4th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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