Cardiomiopatía periparto

La cardiomiopatía periparto es un trastorno raro en el cual se diagnostica corazón débil durante el último mes de embarazo o en los primeros cinco meses después del parto sin causas identificables para la disfunción del corazón. El músculo cardíaco se ensancha y debilita y no puede bombear la sangre eficientemente. Esta función cardíaca disminuida afecta los pulmones, el hígado y otros sistemas del cuerpo.Cardiomiopatía periparto

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Last reviewed 6/8/2012 by Glenn Gandelman, MD, MPH, FACC Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College, and in private practice specializing in cardiovascular disease in Greenwich, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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