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Volume 2009, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare condition affecting women in late pregnancy or up to five months of the postpartum period. The signs, symptoms and treatment of PPCM are similar to that of heart failure. Early diagnosis and proper management are the cornerstones for a better outcome for these patients. We report two cases of peripartum cardiomyopathy which were treated in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) of Hamad General Hospital, Qatar.

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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): heart failure , Peripartum cardiomyopathy and thrombo-embolism
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