AN UNUSUAL CASE OF ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA DIAGNOSED BY ARTERIOGRAPHY DURING PREGNANCY
- Heart failure in pregnant women with cardiac disease: data from the ROPAC. Ruys, Titia P. E.; Roos-Hesselink, Jolien W.; Hall, Roger; Subirana-Domènech, Maria T.; Grando-Ting, Jennifer; Estensen, Mette; Crepaz, Roberto; Fesslova, Vlasta; Gurvitz, Michelle; De Backer, Julie; Johnson, Mark R.; Pieper, Petronella G. // Heart;Feb2014, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p231
Objective Heart failure (HF) is one of the most important complications in pregnant women with heart disease, causing maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity. Methods This is an international observational registry of patients with structural heart disease during pregnancy. Sixty hospitals in...
- gravidocardiac. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p985
A definition of the term "gravidocardiac," which refers to cardiac disorders resulting from the physiological changes associated with pregnancy, is presented.
- Postpartum Cardiomyopathy: A Cardiac Emergency for Gynecologists, General Practitioners, Internists, Pulmonologists, and Cardiologists. Hilfiker-Kleiner, Denise; Schieffer, Elisabeth; Meyer, Gerd Peter; Podewski, Edith; Drexler, Helmut // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;10/30/2008, Vol. 105 Issue 44, p4
The article presents a clinical review of the disease, peripartum or postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). It relates that the disease is characterized by a rapid onset heart failure during the final weeks of pregnancy or up to six months postpartum. The central element to its diagnosis is the rapid...
- Heart disease in pregnancy: cardiac and obstetric outcomes. subbaiah, Murali; Sharma, Vaishali; kumar, Sunesh; Rajeshwari, S.; Kothari, Shyam; Roy, Kallol; Sharma, Jai; Singh, Neeta // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Jul2013, Vol. 288 Issue 1, p23
Background: A retrospective analysis of the records of all the patients of heart disease with pregnancy at AIIMS, New Delhi, India, to find out the maternal and fetal outcome. Materials and methods: A retrospective analysis was carried out of 100 pregnancies in women with heart disease who...
- Managing the pregnant patient with heart disease. Carson, Michael P.; Rosene-Montella, Karen // Patient Care;3/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p53
Discusses the management of a pregnant patient with heart disease. Normal hemodynamic changes during pregnancy; Changes and considerations in cardiac testing during pregnancy; Similarities between pregnancy and heart disease; Assessment of patients with preexisting heart disease; Congenital...
- ComisurotomÃa mitral durante el embarazo. Un caso clÃnico. RODRÍGUEZ ARGÜELLES, JUAN // Ginecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico;Mar2013, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p171
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- A 29-year-old pregnant woman with a history of anthracycline-induced clinical heart failure. Scheggi, Valentina; Mori, Fabio // Health (1949-4998);Jan2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p37
The number of women with heart disease who reach childbearing age in a good functional state increases continuously as advances in diagnosis and treatment improve overall health and prognosis. The cardiologist's role is to give the woman an estimate of both maternal and fetal risk to allow her...
- ComisurotomÃa mitral durante el embarazo. Un caso clÃnico. RODRÍGUEZ ARGÜELLES, JUAN // Ginecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico;Jun2013, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p360
No abstract available.
- Is a planned caesarean section in women with cardiac disease beneficial? Ruys, Titia P. E.; Roos-Hesselink, Jolien W.; Pijuan-Domènech, Antonia; Vasario, Elena; Gaisin, Ilshat R.; Iung, Bernard; Freeman, Leisa J.; Gordon, Elaine P.; Pieper, Petronella G.; Hall, Roger; Boersma, Eric; Johnson, Mark R. // Heart;Apr2015, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p530
Objectives In the general population, planned caesarean section is thought to be safer in high-risk situations as it avoids the greater risk of an emergency caesarean section. Only limited data exist on the optimal mode of delivery in women with structural heart disease. We investigated the...