Management of pulmonary arterial hypertension during pregnancy: a retrospective, multicenter experience.

@article{Duarte2013ManagementOP,
  title={Management of pulmonary arterial hypertension during pregnancy: a retrospective, multicenter experience.},
  author={Alexander G. Duarte and Shibu Thomas and Zeenat Safdar and Fernando Jim{\'e}nez Torres and Luis Diego Pacheco and Jeremy P. Feldman and Bennet deBoisblanc},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2013},
  volume={143 5},
  pages={1330-1336}
}
BACKGROUND Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare disease with a predilection for young women that is associated with right ventricular failure and premature death. PAH can complicate pregnancy with hemodynamic instability or sudden death during parturition and postpartum. Our aim was to examine the impact of PAH on pregnancy outcomes in the modern era. METHODS We conducted a retrospective evaluation of pregnant patients with PAH managed between 1999 and 2009 at five US medical… CONTINUE READING

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