GYNECOLOGY

Management of pulmonary hypertension in pregnancy

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Figure 15.1 Classification of pulmonary hypertension, identifying the forms of pulmonary hypertension for which specific treatment improves outcomes. Reproduced with permission from Kiely et al.[2] Pathophysiology of PH The hallmark…

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Cardiac monitoring during pregnancy

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      pulmonary stenosis      patent ductus arteriosus      mitral valve prolapse   Successfully repaired simple lesions (atrial or ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, anomalous pulmonary venous drainage)   Atrial or ventricular ectopic beats, isolatedWHO II or WHO III…

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Impact of pregnancy on long-term outcomes in women with heart disease

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html xmlns=”www.w3.org/1999/xhtml” xmlns:mml=”www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML” xmlns:epub=”www.idpf.org/2007/ops”> Chapter 23 Impact of pregnancy on long-term outcomes in women with heart disease Henryk Kafka and Natali A. Y. Chung Practical practice points 1. Long-term data…

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Management of maternal endocarditis in pregnancy

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Patient 2: endocarditis on structurally normal aortic valve; repeated admissions with headache and positive blood cultures (Gram-positive cocci) 2 weeks preadmission; new murmur 2 days postdelivery; echocardiogram showed aortic valve…

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