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Cardiologist Saint Charles MO

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John R Raabe, MD
(314) 965-3032
13358 Manchester Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Optima Heartcare Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Edward Albert Roach, MD
(636) 947-7255
Saint Charles, MO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Health Center, Saint Charles, Mo

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David J Kardesch
(636) 939-4820
5401 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
St Peters, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Darlene L Eyster
(636) 939-4820
5401 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
St Peters, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Robert Snitzer
(636) 939-5820
5401 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
St Peters, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sudhir K Jain, MD
(314) 894-4900
11124 S Towne Sq
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Washington University Division of Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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Stephen M Comens
(636) 669-2220
1551 Wall St
Saint Charles, MO
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ron Javdan, MD
(314) 434-1399
6 Jungermann Cir Ste 203
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Isfahan Univ, Fac Of Med, Isfahan, Iran
Graduation Year: 1970

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Abdul Rashid Qureshi, MD
(636) 928-3433
410B Jungermann Rd
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthonys Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: A R Quresh Inc

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Robert Snitzer, MD
(636) 939-4820
5401 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Ste 101
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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