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Cardiologist Skokie 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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Bruce Alan Bergelson, MD
(847) 676-1333
9669 Kenton Ave Ste 103
Skokie, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1983

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David Maximilian Najman, MD
9977 Woods Dr
Skokie, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Evanston Hosp, Evanston, Il

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Dr.Mark Lampert
(847) 663-8410
9977 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jafar Shah-Mirany, MD, FACC
(847) 763-1700
5215 Old Orchard Rd Ste 340
Skokie, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Caesar A DeLeo
(847) 444-5300
9669 N Kenton
Skokie, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Joshua Loew
(847) 676-1333
9669 Kenton Ave
Skokie, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Carl L Tommaso, MD
(847) 675-8990
9669 Kenton Ave
Skokie, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1975

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Caesar A DeLeo, MD, FACC
(847) 675-1663
9669 Kenton Ave Ste 601
Skokie, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jonathan Somers
(847) 677-6582
9669 Kenton Ave
Skokie, IL
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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