Recent medical advances have made pregnancy possible for women with heart disease and saved lives. Completely revised and expanded, this latest edition of this successful and authoritative clinical guide provides step-by-step treatment methods in a clear and organized manner. Includes fifteen extensively updated chapters and offers eight new chapters on topics such as cardiopulmonary imaging, prosthetic heart valves, pregnancy after cardiac transplantation, plus the use of diuretics, vasodilators and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in pregnancy.Partial table of contents:PHYSIOLOGIC CHANGES DURING NORMAL PREGNANCY AND THE PUERPERIUM.Hemodynamics and Cardiac Function During Normal Pregnancy and the Puerperium (U. Elkayam & N. Gleicher).CARDIAC EVALUATION OF THE PREGNANT WOMAN.Cardiovascular Imaging in the Pregnant Patient (P. Colletti & K. Lee).CARDIAC DISORDERS AND PREGNANCY.Congential Heart Disease and Pregnancy (C. Warnes & U. Elkayam).VASCULAR DISEASE IN PREGNANCY.Vascular Dissections and Aneurysms During Pregnancy (U. Elkayam & A. Hameed).Amniotic Fluid Embolism (S. Clark).CARDIAC SURGERY AND PREGNANCY.Cardiac Surgery During Pregnancy (R. Cohen & L. Castro).CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS IN PREGNANCY.Diuretics in Pregnancy (E. Cohen & M. Garty).PREGNANCY PREVENTION IN THE CARDIAC PATIENT.Fertility Control in the Cardiac Patient (S. Kjos).Biophysics of the Developing Heart (P. Anderson).Index.
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Titolo: Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy : Diagnosis and Management of Maternal and Fetal Heart Disease
Autori: Elkayam - Gleicher
Edizione: III 1998
Finitura: Copertina rigida