Pregnancy outcomes in women with dilated cardiomyopathy.

  title={Pregnancy outcomes in women with dilated cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Jasmine Grewal and Samuel C. Siu and Heather J. Ross and Jennifer Mason and Olga Hajnalka Balint and Mathew Sermer and Jack M. Colman and Candice K Silversides},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={55 1},
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to determine adverse outcomes during pregnancy in women with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and to compare their cardiac outcomes with those of nonpregnant women with DCM. BACKGROUND Women with DCM are at risk for complications during pregnancy, but few studies have examined outcomes in this specific population. METHODS This was a substudy of a larger prospective cohort study of outcomes in women with heart disease. Maternal cardiac, obstetric, and… CONTINUE READING