Document Detail


Valvular heart disease and pregnancy: part II: prosthetic valves.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16053950     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A large number of prosthetic heart valves (PHV) are being implanted in patients with both congenital and acquired valvular disease. Many of the recipients of such valves are women of childbearing age who desire to have children. The main issues involved with pregnancy in a patient with PHV include the selection of PHV in women during their childbearing age, risks to both the mother and the fetus associated with pregnancy and the management of the patients with PHV during gestation.
Authors:
Uri Elkayam; Fahed Bitar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; 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 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-01     Completed Date:  2005-08-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301365     Medline TA:  J Am Coll Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-10     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
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bioprosthesis
Female
Fibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Valve Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects,  methods*
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / etiology*,  therapy
Pregnancy Outcome*
Pregnancy, High-Risk*
Prosthesis Failure
Risk Assessment
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fibrinolytic Agents

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Pacemaker spikes misleading the diagnosis of ventricular fibrillation.
Next Document:  Meeting highlights of the 8th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society For Cardiovascular Magnetic ...