PMID: 11787417Jan 15, 2002

Valvular heart disease and pregnancy. A high index of suspicion is important to reduce risks

Postgraduate Medicine
A K Prasad, H O Ventura

Abstract

Pregnant women who have valvular disease represent a major challenge for physicians involved in their care. Careful history taking and physical examination, along with a judicious use of diagnostic tools (mainly echocardiography), can lead to better management and ultimately to excellent outcomes for both mother and baby.

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