OBSTETRICS

Acute Coronary Syndromes in Pregnancy

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14   Acute Coronary Syndromes in Pregnancy   Pavan Reddy, Gassan Moady, and Uri Elkayam Key Points •The incidence of myocardial infarction in pregnancy is three- to fourfold higher than…

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Cardiovascular Medications in Pregnancy

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20   Cardiovascular Medications in Pregnancy   Alice Chan and Ali N. Zaidi Key Points •Pharmacokinetics of the cardiovascular medications are affected in pregnancy due to physiologic changes that affect…

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Cardiac Surgery in Pregnancy

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19   Cardiac Surgery in Pregnancy   Kathryn Lindley Key Points •Multidisciplinary planning is essential for optimal maternal and fetal care •Maternal mortality is comparable to the nonpregnant setting, unless…

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Congenital Heart Disease in Pregnancy

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10   Congenital Heart Disease in Pregnancy   Jeannette P. Lin Key Points •Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common congenital defect, affecting approximately 0.8% of live births •Over…

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Pulmonary Hypertension in Pregnancy

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15   Pulmonary Hypertension in Pregnancy   Nisha Garg and Stephanie Martin Key Points •Pulmonary hypertension is defined as an elevated mean pulmonary arterial pressure >25 mmHg at rest confirmed…

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Cardiomyopathies in Pregnancy

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12   Cardiomyopathies in Pregnancy   Joan Briller Key Points •Cardiomyopathies are a diverse group of disorders characterized by structural abnormalities of the heart muscle, many of which have a…

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Anticoagulation in Pregnancy

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9   Anticoagulation in Pregnancy   Rachel A. Newman, Ather Mehboob, and Judith H. Chung   Key Points •Venous thromboembolism occurs in 1–4 per 1000 pregnancies, representing a fivefold increase…

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