Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy

Jeanne S. Sheffield, F. Gary Cunningham

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Abstract

Because symptoms of early heart failure may mimic common pregnancy complaints, they are often missed. Diagnosis of this rare, often fatal, disorder is one of exclusion, with older, overweight, black women - especially those with multiple births - at greatest risk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-78
Number of pages5
JournalContemporary Ob-Gyn
Volume44
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1999

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Multiple Birth Offspring
Peripartum Period
Cardiomyopathies
Heart Failure
Pregnancy

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy. / Sheffield, Jeanne S.; Cunningham, F. Gary.

In: Contemporary Ob-Gyn, Vol. 44, No. 7, 1999, p. 74-78.

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Sheffield, Jeanne S. ; Cunningham, F. Gary. / Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy. In: Contemporary Ob-Gyn. 1999 ; Vol. 44, No. 7. pp. 74-78.
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