Vol 62, No 1 (2005)
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Published online: 2005-12-12
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Peripartum cardiomyopathy - a case report

Małgorzata Knapp, Grażyna Lachota-Korecka, Paweł Knapp, Janusz Korecki, Włodzimierz J. Musiał
Kardiol Pol 2005;62(1):49-51.
Vol 62, No 1 (2005)
Other
Published online: 2005-12-12
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Peripartum cardiomyopathy - a case report: A case of a 32-year old woman, previously healthy, with heart failure symptoms occurring during third pregnancy, is described. In spite of standard pharmacological treatment, her condition worsened and the pregnancy had to be terminated at 28 hbd by cesarean section. The patient's condition improved and three months later normal left ventricular function as well as good exercise tolerance were observed.

Abstract

Peripartum cardiomyopathy - a case report: A case of a 32-year old woman, previously healthy, with heart failure symptoms occurring during third pregnancy, is described. In spite of standard pharmacological treatment, her condition worsened and the pregnancy had to be terminated at 28 hbd by cesarean section. The patient's condition improved and three months later normal left ventricular function as well as good exercise tolerance were observed.
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Keywords

peripartum cardiomyopathy - pregnancy - heart failure

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Title

Peripartum cardiomyopathy - a case report

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 62, No 1 (2005)

Pages

49-51

Published online

2005-12-12

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2005;62(1):49-51.

Keywords

peripartum cardiomyopathy - pregnancy - heart failure

Authors

Małgorzata Knapp
Grażyna Lachota-Korecka
Paweł Knapp
Janusz Korecki
Włodzimierz J. Musiał

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