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Anticoagulant therapy during successful pregnancy and delivery in a Kawasaki disease patient with coronary aneurysm--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9070977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thirty-one-year-old woman with Kawasaki disease wanted a child. She had a large coronary aneurysm on the left main coronary artery and complete obstruction of the right coronary artery, but there was no sign of ischemia. Heparin anticoagulant therapy was begun 8 weeks after the onset of pregnancy. The activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) was successfully maintained at 1.5 to 2.0 times normal value during pregnancy and puerperium. There were no thromboembolic complications during pregnancy or after an uneventful cesarean delivery. The neonate was healthy.
Authors:
K Arakawa; T Akita; K Nishizawa; A Kurita; H Nakamura; T Yoshida; K Kuroda; I Nagata
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese circulation journal     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0047-1828     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. Circ. J.     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-27     Completed Date:  1997-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806868     Medline TA:  Jpn Circ J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  197-200     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine I, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use*
Coronary Aneurysm / complications,  drug therapy*,  radiography
Coronary Angiography
Female
Humans
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy*,  radiography
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / drug therapy,  radiography
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants

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