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Peripartum cardiomyopathy.
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PMID:  22813368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In 1971, Demakis and colleagues established the term peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) and defined it by criteria based on the clinical profile of their patients. With the recognition that these criteria are arbitrary and that PPCM often presents earlier in pregnancy, the definition of PPCM has been recently updated by a working group on PPCM of the European Society of Cardiology. This article discusses the cause, clinical presentation, prognosis, and treatment of PPCM, as well as other related topics.
Authors:
Uri Elkayam; Sawan Jalnapurkar; Mohamad Barakat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1558-2264     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
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