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Cardiologist Mishawaka IN

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Ajazuddin Z Shaikh, MD
(574) 259-2710
420 W 4th St
Mishawaka, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Liaquat Med Coll, Univ Of Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1972

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Paul Frederick Howard, MD
(574) 232-5928
837 Cedar St Ste 420
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970

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Ashfaq A Turk
(574) 232-5928
837 Cedar St
South Bend, IN
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ronald David Nelson, MD
(574) 234-9001
621 Memorial Dr Ste 502
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1974

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Farid Jalinous, MD
(219) 232-5928
837 Cedar St Ste 420
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Med Ctr, South Bend, In
Group Practice: Midwest Medical Group Llc

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Ajazuddin Z Shaikh, MD
(574) 259-2710
420 W 4th St Ste 202
Mishawaka, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Liaquat Med Coll, Univ Of Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1969

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John L Jenkins, MD
(219) 234-9001
621 Memorial Dr Ste 502
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dr.Ahmed Latief
211 North Eddy Street
South Bend, IN
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John Kobayashi
(574) 234-9001
621 Memorial Dr
South Bend, IN
Specialty
Cardiology

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Raman L Mitra
(574) 204-7333
610 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN
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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