Myocardial recovery in peripartum cardiomyopathy: Prospective comparison with recent onset cardiomyopathy in men and nonperipartum women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular
  • Puerperal Disorders

abstract

  • Prospective evaluation confirms myocardial recovery is greatest in women with PPCM, poorest in men, and intermediate in nonperipartum women. On contemporary therapy, nearly half of women with PPCM normalize cardiac function by 6 months.

publication date

  • January 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3421073

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cardfail.2011.09.009

PubMed ID

  • 22196838

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 28

end page

  • 33

volume

  • 18

number

  • 1