title={PErIPArtum cArdIOmYOPAthY},
  author={Vincent L. Sorrell},
■ ■ Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a life-threatening condition of unknown cause that occurs in previously healthy women during the peripartum period. It is characterized by left ventricular dysfunction and symptoms of heart failure that can arise in the last trimester of pregnancy or up to 5 months after delivery. We review its possible causes and how to… CONTINUE READING