Peripartum cardiomyopathy: a comprehensive review.

  title={Peripartum cardiomyopathy: a comprehensive review.},
  author={Carolyn S Brown and Barry D. Bertolet},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={178 2},
The objective of this article is to review the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and natural history of peripartum cardiomyopathy. The English language medical literature was accessed though MEDLINE from 1966 to the present; additional sources were obtained by cross-referencing. Because of the limited number of studies and patients, metaanalysis could not be performed; however, the existing data regarding the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of peripartum cardiomyopathy… CONTINUE READING