Pulmonary hypertension and pregnancy: an overview.

  title={Pulmonary hypertension and pregnancy: an overview.},
  author={Alfredo F Gei and Carlos Mont{\'u}far-Rueda},
  journal={Clinical obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={57 4},
Pulmonary hypertension is a syndrome infrequently associated with pregnancy. Despite advancements in therapy during the past 25 years and encouraging reports of improved outcomes, pulmonary arterial hypertension remains a devastating disease with a significantly reduced lifespan. This disorder should still be considered a contraindication to pregnancy. The decision of a patient to continue the pregnancy should be supported by an empathetic group of health care professionals who would optimize… CONTINUE READING
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