OBSTETRICS

Arrhythmias in Pregnancy

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16   Arrhythmias in Pregnancy   Dana Senderoff Berger and Lee Brian Padove Key Points •Only 10% of symptomatic episodes of palpitations in pregnancy are due to an arrhythmia •Premature…

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Pregnancy

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21   Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Pregnancy   Lauren A. Plante Key Points •Maternal cardiac arrest occurs in 8–8.5 per 100,000 delivery hospitalizations •Manual chest compressions with rescue breaths is inherently…

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Vascular Disease and Dissection in Pregnancy

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13   Vascular Disease and Dissection in Pregnancy   Melinda B. Davis Key Points •Pregnancy increases the risk or aortic dissection by 25-fold above the baseline for the general population…

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Endocarditis in Pregnancy

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18   Endocarditis in Pregnancy   Ann K. Lal and Thaddeus P. Waters Key Points •In pregnancy, the most common risk factors for infective endocarditis (IE) are intravenous drug use…

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The Cardio-Obstetric Team

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2   The Cardio-Obstetric Team   Diana S. Wolfe Key Points •Care of a pregnant woman with cardiac disease requires collaboration between various disciplines •The multidisciplinary team bridges the gap…

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Cardiac Diagnostic Testing in Pregnancy

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7   Cardiac Diagnostic Testing in Pregnancy   Edlira Tam and Cynthia Taub Key Points •Cardiac complications in pregnant women with heart disease occur in 16% of pregnancies and are…

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Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

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1   Burden of Cardiovascular Disease   Diana S. Wolfe, Afshan B. Hameed, and Elliott Main Key Points •The United States is one of eight countries in the world with…

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Thromboembolism and Amniotic Fluid Embolism

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17   Thromboembolism and Amniotic Fluid Embolism   Arthur J. Vaught Key Points •Pulmonary embolism accounts for 10% of maternal deaths •The gold standard for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in…

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Valve Disease in Pregnancy

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11   Valve Disease in Pregnancy   Tanush Gupta, Thomas Boucher, and Anna E. Bortnick Key Points •Many patients with significant VHD are not aware of their diagnosis until pregnancy…

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