Heart disease in pregnancy

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Heart disease in pregnancy

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Basic principles - Physiological changes in pregnancy - Normal findings in pregnancy - General considerations in pregnancy - Pulmonary hypertension and pregnancy - Marfan syndrome and pregnancy - Valvular heart disease in pregnancy - Mitral stenosis and pregnancy - Other valve lesions - Mechanical heart valves in pregnancy - Ischaemic heart disease - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Peripartum cardiomyopathy - Arrhythmias in pregnancy - Cardiac arrest in pregnancy - Endocarditis prophylaxis -

Chapter.  4984 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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