Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProtocols for High-Risk Pregnancies: An Evidence-Based Approach
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages206-209
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781405196505
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 9 2010

Keywords

  • Long-term prognosis, extent of residual heart muscle damage
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy cause - not known
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy, idiopathic, a diagnosis of exclusion
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy, otherwise unexplained heart failure during pregnancy
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy, representing idiopathic cardiomyopathy of young adults
  • Prognosis, if woman desires subsequent pregnancy
  • Spontaneous labor - following pulmonary edema and hypoxemia by heart failure
  • Standard treatment, for heart failure and close observation for complications
  • Treatment of heart failure - cornerstone of management and vigorous diuresis with drugs as furosemide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Cunningham, F. G. (2010). Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. In Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies: An Evidence-Based Approach (pp. 206-209). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323870.ch24