Favorable response of Eisenmenger syndrome to inhaled nitric oxide during pregnancy.

  title={Favorable response of Eisenmenger syndrome to inhaled nitric oxide during pregnancy.},
  author={Thomas Goodwin and Robert B. Gherman and Aamir Hameed and Uri Elkayam},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={180 1 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to evaluate the effectiveness of therapy with a specific pulmonary vasodilator, nitric oxide, in a woman with Eisenmenger syndrome during pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN Eisenmenger syndrome consists of a congenital communication between the systemic and pulmonary circulation with secondary pulmonary hypertension causing reversal of flow through the shunt. Maternal morbidity is approximately 50% with the greatest risk of death being in the peripartum period. Pharmacologic… CONTINUE READING


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