Successful delivery following myocardial ischemia during the second trimester of pregnancy.


Acute myocardial infarction during pregnancy is considered to be associated with approximately 50% mortality of both mother and fetus. However, there are not enough data regarding the role of acute myocardial ischemia. We present a 36-year-old, pregnant, white female who was admitted twice at 18 and 20 weeks of gestation with acute myocardial ischemia… (More)