The evolution of peripartal heart failure in Zaria, Nigeria. Some etiologic factors.

@article{Fillmore1977TheEO,
  title={The evolution of peripartal heart failure in Zaria, Nigeria. Some etiologic factors.},
  author={S J Fillmore and Eldryd H O Parry},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1977},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={1058-61}
}
The subsequent course of 173 women with severe congestive heart failure hospitalized within 6 months of delivery has been analyzed after 4 to 7 year follow-up periods. Forty-seven normotensive women and 50 women hypertensive only during the initial 48 hours have little long term morbidity. Thirty-six women with hypertension initially improved, but many are now showing enlarging cardiac silhouettes. Morbidity is increasing in this group. A similar, less severe pattern is developing in 36 women… CONTINUE READING

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