Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 123 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical outcomes of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a 15-year nationwide population-based study in Asia.
 

Author(s): Victor Chien-Chia Wu, Tien-Hsing Chen, Jih-Kai Yeh, Michael Wu, Cheng-Hui Lu, Shao-Wei Chen, Katie Pei-Hsuan Wu, Chun-Wen Cheng, Chih-Hsiang Chang, Kuo-Chun Hung, Ming-Shyan Chern, Fen-Chiung Lin, Ming-Shien Wen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(43):e8374.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is the development of heart failure during late pregnancy to months postpartum with potential fatal outcome. However, the disease is not well-studied in Asia.We aimed to investigate the epidemiology and clinical outcomes of PPCM in Taiwan.Electronic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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What Should Be Generalized Diagnostic Markers for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy?
 

Author(s): Ichiro Sakuma, Toshihisa Anzai

Journal: Circ. J.. 2017 10;81(11):1578-1579.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Myocardial Damage Detected by Late Gadolinium Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Is Uncommon in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Erik B Schelbert, Uri Elkayam, Leslie T Cooper, Michael M Givertz, Jeffrey D Alexis, Joan Briller, G Michael Felker, Sandra Chaparro, Angela Kealey, Jessica Pisarcik, James D Fett, Dennis M McNamara,

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In peripartum cardiomyopathy, the prevalence of focal myocardial damage detected by late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance is important to elucidate mechanisms of myocardial injury and cardiac dysfunction. LGE equates irreversible myocardial injury, but ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Registry of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in Turkey
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2017

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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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