Peripartum cardiomyopathy: Current therapeutic perspectives

@article{Phillips2004PeripartumCC,
  title={Peripartum cardiomyopathy: Current therapeutic perspectives},
  author={Sabrina D Phillips and Carole A. Warnes},
  journal={Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={481-488}
}
  • S. Phillips, C. Warnes
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Medicine
  • Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare condition of unclear etiology that accounts for an important percentage of pregnancy-related deaths. Deaths from peripartum cardiomyopathy can be attributed to profound left ventricular failure, thromboembolic events, or arrhythmia. Prompt recognition of the condition, initiation of appropriate medical management, collaboration with perinatology for delivery management, referral to cardiac transplant centers when necessary, and counseling regarding future… 
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