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Peripartum cardiomyopathy (complex clinical cases)

PERINATOLOGY AND PEDIATRIC. UKRAINE. 2018.1(73):22-23; doi 10.15574/PP.2018.73.22

Shapovalova V. V., Trembovetska O. M., Chyzevska O. O.
SI «M.M. Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine

In these days we more often face a rare disease of the myocardium, which occurs only during pregnancy, namely peripartum cardiomyopathy. This specific for pregnancy condition is characterized by a severe course and in some cases unfavorable prognosis.
Key words: peripartum cardiomyopathy, pregnancy, transplantation.

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