Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 76 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The correlation between peripartum cardiomyopathy and autoantibodies against cardiovascular receptors.
 

Author(s): Jiamei Liu, Yidan Wang, Mulei Chen, Wenshu Zhao, Xin Wang, Hua Wang, Zhiyong Zhang, Juan Zhang, Lin Xu, Jin Chen, Xinchun Yang, Lin Zhang

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is characterized by left ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart failure. However, its pathogenesis is not clear. Our preliminary study revealed that autoantibodies against β1-adrenergic receptors (β1R-AABs) and M2-muscarinic receptors (M2R-AABs) ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2014

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy associated with left ventricular noncompaction phenotype and reversible rigid body rotation.
 

Author(s): Ferande Peters, Bijoy K Khandheria, Claudia dos Santos, Samantha Govender, Francois Botha, Mohammed R Essop

Journal: Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep;6(5):e62-3.

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2013

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[Patient with sudden cardiac arrest, peripartum cardiomyopathy and pulmonary embolism].
 

Author(s): Adrian Lewandowski, Joanna Syska-Sumińska, Izabela Załęska-Zydlewska, Iwonna Grzywanowska-Łaniewska, Agnieszka Wsól, Mirosław Dłużniewski

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2013 ;71(7):741-3.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a type of dilatated cardiomyopathy, occuring with symptoms of heart failure (HF) during last month of pregnancy or within 5 months after labour. Authors are presenting the case of patient admitted to hospital primary with diagnosis of non-high risk pulmonary ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The relationship between pre-eclampsia and peripartum cardiomyopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Natalie Bello, Iliana S Hurtado Rendon, Zoltan Arany

Journal: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.. 2013 Oct;62(18):1715-23.

 

The goal of this study was to systematically review the peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) literature and determine the prevalence of pre-eclampsia (PE) in women with PPCM. Secondary analyses included evaluation of the prevalence of hypertensive disorders, multiple gestations, and multiparity.

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2013

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy: moving towards a more central role of genetics.
 

Author(s): Roberto Cemin, Rajesh Janardhanan, Luca Donazzan, Massimo Daves

Journal: Curr Cardiol Rev. 2013 Aug;9(3):179-84.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PCM) is a relatively rare disease with potentially devasting consequences requiring prompt identification and correct treatment. Overall prognosis is good in majority of the cases, although some patients may progress to irreversible heart failure. Early ...

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

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Cardiology patient page: peripartum cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Michael M Givertz

Journal: Circulation. 2013 May;127(20):e622-6.

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2013

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Effect of Bromocriptine on Left Ventricular Function in Women With Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2012

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Registry and Survey of Women With Pregnancy Related Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiomyopathy; Pregnancy-Associated Cardiomyopathy; Heart Failure

 

Last Updated: 25 May 2006

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