Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 85 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Concurrent early-onset peripartum cardiomyopathy in a preeclampsia patient with acute pulmonary edema.
 

Author(s): Erdal Belen, Fahri Fatih Tipi, Aysen Helvaci, Akif Bayyigit

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(8):925-7.

 

We herein report the case of a preeclampsia patient with comorbid peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCMP). A 22-year-old woman in the 26th week of gestation was admitted with acute pulmonary edema. Hypertension and proteinuria were detected, and echocardiography showed an ejection fraction ...

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2015

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[Special features of peripartum cardiomyopathy in Africa: the case of Togo on a prospective study of 41 cases at Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital of Lome].
 

Author(s): Machihude Pio, Yaovi Afassinou, Soodougoua Baragou, Edem Goeh Akue, Souleymane Péssinaba, Borgatia Atta, Koffi Ehlan, Amouzou Alate, Findibe Damorou

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Last Updated: 13 Oct 2014

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Response to letter regarding article, “outcomes of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy who received mechanical circulatory support: data from the interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support”.
 

Author(s): Renzo Y Loyaga-Rendon, Salpy V Pamboukian, Jose A Tallaj, Deepak Acharya, Ryan Cantor, Randall C Starling, David Naftel, James Kirklin

Journal: Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jul;7(4):696.

 

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2014

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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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