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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

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Note: This should not be considered a complete list. I found all of these studies/references at a medical library. Some studies are available as abstracts on OBGYN.net Medline or Medscape.

Overviews

  • Brown, Christopher S., and Bertolet, Barry D., "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A Comprehensive Review," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998, Vol. 178, pp. 409-414.
  • Elkayam, Uri, and Gleicher, Norbert, Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, Third Ed., Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1998, pp. 87-100.
  • Homans, David C., "Current Concepts: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy," The New England Journal of Medicine, 1985, Vol. 312, No. 22, pp. 1432-1437.
  • Lampert, Mark B., and Lang, Roberto M., "Curriculum in Cardiology: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy," American Heart Journal, 1995, Vol. 130, pp. 860-870.

Advisability of Additional Pregnancies:
  • Ceci, Oronzo, et. al., "Recurrent Peripartum Cardiomyopathy," European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 1998, Vol. 76, pp. 29-30.
  • Lampert, Mark B., et al., "Contractile Reserve in Patients with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Recovered Left Ventricle Function," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997, Vol. 176, pp. 189-195.
  • Forssell, G., et al., "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy – Three Cases," Journal of Internal Medicine, 1994, Vol. 235, pp. 493-496.
  • Witlin, Andrea G., et al., "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: An Ominous Diagnosis," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997, Vol. 176, pp. 182-188.

Link to Preterm Labor Drugs
  • Blickstein, I., et al., "Ritodrine-Induced Pulmonary Edema Unmasking Underlying Peripartum Cardiomyopathy," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1988, Vol. 159, pp. 332-333.
  • Edoute, Yeoute, et al., "Peripartum Congestive Cardiomyopathy and Endocardial Fibroelastosis Associated with Ritodrine Treatment," The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 1987, Vol. 32, pp. 793-797.
  • Elkayam, Uri, and Gleicher, Norbert, Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, Third Ed., Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1998, pp. 437-444.
  • Lampert, Mark B., et al., "Peripartum Heart Failure Associated with Prolonged Tocolytic Therapy," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1993, Vol. 168., pp. 493-495.
  • Milliez, J., et al., "A Case Report of Maternal Death Associated with Betamimetics and Betamethasone Administration in Preterm Labor," European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 1980, Vol. 11, pp. 95-100.
  • Witlin, Andrea G., et al., "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: An Ominous Diagnosis," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997, Vol. 176, pp. 182-188.

Link to Strenuous Exercise in Third Trimester
  • Stamler, Jonathan, et al., "Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A Role for Cardiac Stress Determinants Other than Pregnancy?" The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 1989, Vol. 56, pp. 285-289.

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