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Cardiologist North Kansas City MO

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Hajin Lim
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Lawrence B Rigden
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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John T Miller
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Zafir Abdulkader Hawa, MD
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Riverside Reg Med Ctr, Newport News, Va

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Dr.David Hahn
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr # 520
Kansas City, MO
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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Steven K Starr
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Kevin C Jones
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Lawrence Brick Rigden, MD
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 520
N Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michael W Farrar
(816) 221-6720
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Scott S Chapman
(816) 221-6750
2790 Clay Edwards Dr
N Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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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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