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Cardiologist Waterloo IA

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Samir Chandra, MD
(319) 272-5000
2710 Saint Francis Dr Ste 510
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Med Scis, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Navaid Asad
(319) 272-8075
2710 Saint Francis Dr
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Eromosele Anthony Otoadese
(219) 233-6211
146 W Dale St
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Dr.Hugo Koo
(319) 236-1911
152 West dale street
Waterloo, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima
Year of Graduation: 1969
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: Allen Memorial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Gregorio Kazenelson, MD, FACC
(319) 292-5000
3522 Augusta Cir
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ahsan Maqsood
(319) 272-5000
2710 Saint Francis Dr
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Qiang Li, MD
152 W Dale St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Szechwan Med Coll, Chengtu, China
Graduation Year: 1987

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Ankineedu Kavuru, MD
(319) 833-5940
1753 W Ridgeway Ave Ste 105
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1965

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Qiang Li
(319) 236-1911
152 W Dale St
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Krishna Mohan Pamulapati, MD
(319) 272-8098
148 W Dale St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jawaharlal Inst Of Post-Grad Med Educ, Madras Univ, Pondicherry
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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