Doctors for Restrictive Cardiomyopathy in Mandihal, Hubli-Dharwad
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Restrictive Cardiomyopathy is one of the rarely occurring forms of cardiovascular diseases where the patient has to suffer from restricted filling of the ventricles. It usually starts off in early childhood where the infant suffers from multiple lung infections. Such kids tend to have swelling in their abdominal region and fainting and dizziness also happens.
HOW IS RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY DIAGNOSED?
Restrictive cardiomyopathy is diagnosed based on medical history, physical exam, and tests like blood tests, electrocardiogram, chest X-ray, echocardiogram, exercise stress test, cardiac catheterization, CT scan, and MRI.A myocardial biopsy, or biopsy of the heart muscle, occasionally is done to determine the cause of cardiomyopathy.
HOW IS RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY TREATED?
Treatment of restrictive cardiomyopathy is difficult. Treatment is usually focused on treating the cause of this condition. Doctors recommend lifestyle changes and medications to treat heart failure. The following treatments may be used to control symptoms or prevent problems:
• Blood thinning medicines
• Chemotherapy (in some situations)
• Diuretics to remove fluid and help improve breathing
• Medicines to prevent or control abnormal heart rhythms
• Steroids for some causes
DID YOU KNOW?
If the condition is severe, heart transplant surgery may be considered for restrictive cardiomyopathy.