Considerations for contraception in women with cardiovascular disorders.

  title={Considerations for contraception in women with cardiovascular disorders.},
  author={Jay M. Sullivan and Rog{\'e}rio Souza Lobo},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={168 6 Pt 2},
Women with hypertension, angina pectoris, or mitral valve prolapse require special considerations when selecting an appropriate method of contraception. All three effective, reversible options (oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices, or progestin implants) carry some degree of added risk for these patient populations. However, pregnancy itself presents… CONTINUE READING