Describe postpartum cardiomyopathy, Biology

Q. Describe Postpartum Cardiomyopathy?

It is defined as presentation of LV Systolic dysfunction and heart failure in last trimester of pregnancy or within 6 months of delivery. The treatment is like that of dilated cardiomyopathy. Majority will improve and 50 per cent recover completely. Subsequent pregnancy is absolutely contraindicated even if recovery is complete.

 

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