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Cardiologist Schaumburg IL

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Rick L Jobski, MD
(847) 253-8050
1632 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Business
Northwest Heart Specialtists SC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Francis Shyue-Tso Cheng, MD
(847) 490-0060
1870 N Roselle Rd Ste 103
Schaumburg, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kaohsiung (Takau) Med Coll, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (385-01 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1971

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Yeong Ho Kim, MD
(847) 301-1212
455 S Roselle Rd Ste 207
Schaumburg, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chonnam Univ Med Sch, Kwangju, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1965

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Alan M Spiegel
(847) 392-7810
880 W Central Rd
Arlington Hts, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Manjeet Sethi
(847) 392-7810
880 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sunil Lulla, MD
(630) 852-0230
4121 Fairview Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Business
Midwest Cardiac Consultants
Specialties
Cardiology

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J Michael Jasper, MD
(713) 302-4707
2999 Belle Ln
Schaumburg, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Sacred Heart Hosp Of Pensacola, Pensacola, Fl
Group Practice: Pensacola Cardiovascular Srgry

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Steven V Smith, DOCTOR
(630) 555-5555
252 Hackberry Drive
Streamwood, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1973

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William S Stevens III, MD
(847) 870-8030
880 W Central Rd Ste 7100
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1982

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Raul M Casas, MD
(847) 724-5161
1614 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1948

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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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