A Change of Heart: Case Series of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Abstract

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is an uncommon disease of pregnancy, occurring in about 1 in 2000 live births, and is characterized by the development of heart failure, due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction. It is associated with high rates of maternal and neonatal mortality. Cardiac disease is the leading cause of maternal death in the UK: PPCM… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/563158

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