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Endocarditis during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14632369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The incidence of infective endocarditis during pregnancy has been reported to be 0.006%. The maternal mortality rate can reach 33%, with most deaths related to heart failure or an embolic event. The rate of fetal mortality can reach 29%. Heart diseases are the most important nonobstetric causes of maternal death during pregnancy, accounting for 10% of maternal deaths. As many as 3% of women have a form of cardiac disease diagnosed during or in the period preceding pregnancy, with 70 to 80% of the cardiac conditions having congenital causes.
Authors:
Maria E Montoya; Bernard M Karnath; Masood Ahmad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2003 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-24     Completed Date:  2003-12-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1156-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0570, USA. mariae_m@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Endocarditis, Bacterial / diagnosis*
Female
Fetal Death / microbiology
Fever / microbiology
Heart Murmurs / microbiology
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / diagnosis*
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / diagnosis*

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