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Successful outcome of pregnancy with mechanical heart valve with home heparin therapy.
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PMID:  22561786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
There is high incidence of rheumatic valvular heart disease in developing countries like Bangladesh, for which large number of young females undergo valve replacement with mechanical prosthetic heart valve. Pregnancy with mechanical heart valve carries risk of warfarin embryopathy and increased incidence of maternal thrombo-embolism. We had successful outcome of pregnancy of a patient with mechanical prosthetic heart valve with home heparin therapy.
K Saha; D K Adhikary; S M Shahida; S N Biswas; M A Islam; S K Saha; P K Chanda; F Ahmed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  357-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dr Kakali Saha, Assistant Professor, Department of Obs & Gynae, Medical College for Women & Hospital, Uttara, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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