Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 117 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Response to Expression of Programmed Cell Death-1 and Its Ligand B7 Homolog 1 in Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes From Patients With Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Mihai Capilna, Diana Opincariu, Erzsebet Lazar

Journal: Clin Cardiol. 2017 07;40(7):513-514.

 

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2017

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy among cardiovascular patients referred for echocardiography at Parirenyatwa Teaching Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe.
 

Author(s): Ellise Tapiwa Gambahaya, James Hakim, David Kao, Noleen Munyandu, Jonathan Matenga

Journal: Cardiovasc J Afr. ;28(1):8-13.

 

The main aim was to evaluate the outcome of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) within six months of diagnosis. The secondary aim was to describe demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with PPCM in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2017

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 24 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Peripartum cardiomyopathy: about a case and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Abdelmajid Bouzerda

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy or primitive pregnancy-induced cardiomyopathy is a rare and little known entity characterized systolic heart failure occurring in the last month of pregnancy or in the first five months postpartum in the absence of known cause or pre-existing heart disease. ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2017

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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy From a Genetic Perspective.
 

Author(s): Chizuko A Kamiya, Jun Yoshimatsu, Tomoaki Ikeda

Journal: Circ. J.. 2016 Jul;80(8):1684-8.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare, but life-threatening condition that occurs during the peripartum period in previously healthy women. Although its etiology remains unknown, potential risk factors include hypertensive disorders during pregnancy, such as preeclampsia, advanced ...

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2016

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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Zolt Arany, Uri Elkayam

Journal: Circulation. 2016 Apr;133(14):1397-409.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a potentially life-threatening pregnancy-associated disease that typically arises in the peripartum period and is marked by left ventricular dysfunction and heart failure. The disease is relatively uncommon, but its incidence is rising. Women often recover ...

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2016

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Bromocriptine in the Treatment of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2017

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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in Nigeria Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2017

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