Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 111 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Peripartum cardiomyopathy in a patient treated for acute myeloid leukemia.
 

Author(s): Natasa Colović, Petar Seferović, Miroslava Plećić, Ana Vidović, Nada Suvajdzić, Dragica Tomin

Journal: Srp Arh Celok Lek. ;144(1-2):77-80.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy usually presents with systolic heart failure during the last months of pregnancy and up to five months postpartum. The disease is rare and can be fatal.

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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Electrocardiographic predictors of peripartum cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Kamilu M Karaye, Krister Lindmark, Michael Y Henein

Journal: Cardiovasc J Afr. ;27(2):66-70.

 

To identify potential electrocardiographic predictors of peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM).

Last Updated: 24 May 2016

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Coincidence of peripartum cardiomyopathy and systemic lupus erythematosus.
 

Author(s): Karolina Niklas, Arkadiusz Niklas, Mariusz Puszczewicz, Artur Radziemski, Andrzej Tykarski

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2016 ;74(2):194.

 

Last Updated: 6 May 2016

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Bromocriptine in the Treatment of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in Nigeria Registry
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2017

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