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Managing Heart Failure Pre- and Postpartum

  • Karen SliwaEmail author
  • Kemilembe B. Tibazarwa
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Part of the Current Cardiovascular Therapy book series (CCT)

Abstract

Heart failure is the final common pathway of a large spectrum of diseases which can occur in pregnancy or in the immediate postpartum period. The spectrum of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) leading to heart failure in pregnancy and postpartum is changing and differs between regions of the world.

Keywords

Heart Failure Angiotensin Convert Enzyme Acute Heart Failure Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Develop Heart Failure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in AfricaGroote Schuur Hospital & University of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africa
  2. 2.Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath HospitalUniversity of the WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa

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