Angiogenic Imbalance and Residual Myocardial Injury in Recovered Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Patients.


BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that angiogenic imbalance during pregnancy may lead to acute peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). We propose that angiogenic imbalance and residual cardiac dysfunction may exist even after recovery from PPCM. METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-nine women at least 12 months after presentation with PPCM, who exhibited recovery of left… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.116.003349


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