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Chest pain, breathlessness and ST elevation in a 21-weeks' pregnant woman: a diagnostic and management challenge.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22802274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case highlights the importance of differentiating between normal physiological changes of pregnancy and symptoms that are pathological. It discusses the presentation of heart failure during pregnancy and the differential diagnoses that should be considered. It also highlights the difficult management decisions that may have to be made in order to protect maternal health.
Authors:
Charles J Butcher; Carla M Plymen; Fiona Walker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Brompton and Harefield NHS Hospital Trust, London, UK.
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