Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 108 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical Characteristics and Prognosis of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in 28 Patients.
 

Author(s): Ying Liu, Yong Zeng

Journal: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 2016 Feb;38(1):78-82.

 

To analyze the clinical features and prognosis of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM).

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2016

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Pregnancy-Associated Heart Failure: A Comparison of Clinical Presentation and Outcome between Hypertensive Heart Failure of Pregnancy and Idiopathic Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Ntobeko B A Ntusi, Motasim Badri, Freedom Gumedze, Karen Sliwa, Bongani M Mayosi

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There is controversy regarding the inclusion of patients with hypertension among cases of peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM), as the practice has contributed significantly to the discrepancy in reported characteristics of PPCM. We sought to determine whether hypertensive heart failure ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2015

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Underestimated risk for life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in newly diagnosed peripartum cardiomyopathy?
 

Author(s): David Duncker, Johann Bauersachs, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Christian Veltmann

Journal: Eur. Heart J.. 2015 May;36(18):1067-8.

 

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2015

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Peripartum cardiomyopathy: current management and future perspectives.
 

Author(s): Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Arash Haghikia, Justus Nonhoff, Johann Bauersachs

Journal: Eur. Heart J.. 2015 May;36(18):1090-7.

 

Pregnancy is associated with marked physiological changes challenging the cardiovascular system. Among the more severe pregnancy associated cardiovascular complications, peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a potentially life-threatening heart disease emerging towards the end of pregnancy ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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Risk of subsequent pregnancy in women with a history of peripartum cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): Uri Elkayam

Journal: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.. 2014 Oct;64(15):1629-36.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a pregnancy-associated myocardial disease with marked left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Although this condition can lead to major complications, including severe heart failure, arrhythmias, thromboembolic events, and death, the majority of ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2014

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy: current state of knowledge, new developments and future directions.
 

Author(s): Murat Biteker, Kadir Kayatas, Dursun Duman, Muhsin Turkmen, Biykem Bozkurt

Journal: Curr Cardiol Rev. 2014 Nov;10(4):317-26.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a form of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy affecting women in late pregnancy or early puerperium. Although initially described in the late 1800s, it has only recently been recognized as a distinct cardiac condition. The reported incidence and prognosis ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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Bromocriptine in the Treatment of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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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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