Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 74 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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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Phenotyping and outcome on contemporary management in a German cohort of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy.
 

Author(s): A Haghikia, E Podewski, E Libhaber, S Labidi, D Fischer, P Roentgen, D Tsikas, J Jordan, R Lichtinghagen, C S von Kaisenberg, I Struman, N Bovy, K Sliwa, J Bauersachs, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner

Journal: Basic Res. Cardiol.. 2013 ;108(4):366.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a life-threatening heart disease developing towards the end of pregnancy or in the months following delivery in previously healthy women in terms of cardiac disease. Enhanced oxidative stress and the subsequent cleavage of the nursing hormone Prolactin ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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[Peripartum cardiomyopathy, acute autoimmune pancreatitis and periadipose tissue inflammation - autoimmune reaction?].
 

Author(s): Iwona Kobielusz-Gembala, Witold Zmuda, Anna Piecuch, Aleksandra Bołdys, Marcin Basiak, Bogusław Okopień

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2013 ;71(6):621-2.

 

A case of 26 year-old female with peripartum cardiomyopathy, acute pancreatitis, periadipose tissue inflammation due to unknown cause and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome complication is presented.

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2013

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The terms "Peripartum cardiomyopathy" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Peripartum cardiomyopathy: a contemporary review.
 

Author(s): Tina Shah, Sameer Ather, Chirag Bavishi, Arvind Bambhroliya, Tony Ma, Biykem Bozkurt

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;9(1):38-43.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare and potentially fatal disease. Though approximately half of the patients recover, the clinical course is highly variable and some patients develop refractory heart failure and persistent left ventricular systolic dysfunction. It is diagnosed when ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2013

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy: a review.
 

Author(s): Anirban Bhattacharyya, Sukhdeep Singh Basra, Priyanka Sen, Biswajit Kar

Journal: Tex Heart Inst J. 2012 ;39(1):8-16.

 

Peripartum cardiomyopathy is idiopathic heart failure occurring in the absence of any determinable heart disease during the last month of pregnancy or the first 5 months postpartum. The incidence varies worldwide but is high in developing nations; the cause of the disease might be ...

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2012

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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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