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Stroke during pregnancy and puerperium: clinical perspectives.
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PMID:  21199738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Stroke is a rare but potentially devastating disease during pregnancy and puerperium. Pregnancy is well recognized as a risk factor for stroke. Accurate and timely identification of stroke is crucial for clinical practice. However, the optimal management of pregnant women with stroke remains a clinical challenge. Thus, identification of risk factors and modification of underlying pathophysiological mechanisms would be of great value for stroke prevention and management. In terms of pharmacological intervention, it is important to determine the safety of a drug for mothers, their fetuses, and nursing infants. Neurologists treat non-pregnant patients without those considerations. Based on the above issues, we have reviewed the current literature and summarized clinically relevant issues for obstetricians and neurologists in treating stroke during pregnancy and puerperium.
Authors:
Shih-Jung Cheng; Pei-Hao Chen; Lu-An Chen; Chih-Ping Chen
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1875-6263     ISO Abbreviation:  Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101213819     Medline TA:  Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-400     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Taiwan Association of Obstetric & Gynecology. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Mackay Medicine, Nursing and Management College, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan.
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