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Cardiologist Waukegan IL

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William Edwards Cape
(847) 360-8800
1800 Grand Ave
Waukegan, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Pamela S Cava
(847) 662-4380
310 S Greenleaf St
Gurnee, IL
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Samarendra Chandel
(847) 336-1600
1 S Greenleaf St
Gurnee, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Rohit Arora
(224) 610-4503
3001 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Tien C Cheng, MD
(847) 623-9700
5101 Washington St Ste 24
Gurnee, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kaohsiung (Takau) Med Coll, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (385-01 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1968

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John William Benge
(847) 360-8440
35 Tower Ct
Gurnee, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Armando Susmano
(224) 610-4503
3001 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago, IL
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Fahd Jajeh, MD
(847) 360-8440
35 Tower Ct Ste F
Gurnee, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: St Therese Med Ctr, Waukegan, Il; Victory Mem Hosp, Waukegan, Il
Group Practice: Lake Heart Specialists

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Fahd Jajeh
(847) 360-8440
35 Tower Ct
Gurnee, IL
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Wajahat Mirza, MD
(847) 445-6607
1750 Hillside Ct
Gurnee, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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