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Heart disease and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7614509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pregnancy is associated with major hemodynamic changes in the cardiovascular system that can contribute to greater morbidity and mortality in women with underlying heart disease. Therefore, the diagnosis and management of these disorders in the pregnant patient require understanding of cardiovascular physiology during pregnancy, labor, delivery, and the puerperium. It is also essential to have knowledge about safety and utility of various diagnostic modalities and drugs during pregnancy to treat maternal heart disease without compromising fetal well-being.
A R Bhagwat; P J Engel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-18     Completed Date:  1995-08-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-78     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular Agents / therapeutic use
Heart Defects, Congenital
Heart Diseases*
Heart Function Tests
Heart Transplantation
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Pregnancy / physiology
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cardiovascular Agents

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