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Valvular heart disease and pregnancy part I: native valves.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16022946     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy in patients with valvular heart disease (VHD) continues to pose a challenge to both physicians and their patients and could be associated with an unfavorable maternal as well as fetal outcome. The purpose of this paper is to review the available clinical data and provide recommendations for the management of patients with VHD during gestation.
Authors:
Uri Elkayam; Fahed Bitar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American College of Cardiology     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0735-1097     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-18     Completed Date:  2005-08-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  223-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Heart Failure Program, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA. elkayam@usc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / diagnosis,  therapy
Aortic Valve Stenosis / diagnosis,  surgery
Delivery, Obstetric / methods
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Function Tests
Heart Valve Diseases* / diagnosis,  therapy
Humans
Mitral Valve / surgery
Mitral Valve Stenosis / therapy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular* / diagnosis,  therapy
Prenatal Care
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / diagnosis,  therapy
Risk

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