Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Complicated by Pulmonary Edema in the Postpartum Period

@inproceedings{Hanneman2013HypertrophicCC,
  title={Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Complicated by Pulmonary Edema in the Postpartum Period},
  author={Kate Hanneman and Elsie Thao Nguyen and Andrew Michael Crean},
  booktitle={Case reports in radiology},
  year={2013}
}
We report the case of a 42-year-old patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) who presented to the emergency department with severe shortness of breath one week following uneventful cesarean delivery. Thoracic CT ruled out pulmonary embolus and confirmed pulmonary edema. Asymmetric interventricular septal thickening was clearly identified… CONTINUE READING