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Díaz CJ, Bogantes LP
Miocardiopatía periparto
Rev Med Cos Cen 2015; 72 (617)

Language: Español
References: 50
Page: 759-767
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Postpartum cardiomyopathy is a rare heart condition that occurs during the last month pregnancy’s and postpartum five months with a early and late manifestation of the same pathology, characterized by heart failure, dilated left chambers, ejection fraction below 45% in women without prior history. We report a case of a patient of 28 years old, multiparty, two previous ante partum death, 33.2 gestation’s weeks, anti phospholipid syndrome than 6 years of evolution that’s enters emergency, with dyspnea of small efforts, jugular engorgement, 45 degrees, NYHA III, lefh bundle branch block, dilated left chambers and ejection fraction of 35%, started treatment for hemodynamic stabilization of the patient and steroid treatment, at 34 weeks was performed cesarean for higth fetal risk, and was born masculine product alive, restricted in a very good condition and a mothers without surgical complications, patient with clinical improvement is discharged in strict control of cardiology.

Key words: peripartum cardiomyopathy, heart failure, pregnancy.


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