Diagnosing and managing peripartum cardiomyopathy

Jeanne S. Sheffield, F. Gary Cunningham

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Because symptoms of early heart failure may mimic common pregnancy complaints, they are often missed. Diagnosis of this rare, often fatal, disorder is one of exclusion, with older, overweight, black women - especially hose with multiple births - at greatest risk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-78
Number of pages5
JournalEmergency Medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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