Pregnancy in patients with aortic dilatation

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Abstract

Women with aortic dilation, either in association with an underlying connective tissue disease, or congenital cardiac lesion, require peripartum disease-specific counselling and management. This document reviews the literature on aortic complications which may occur during pregnancy in patients with aortopathies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-131
Number of pages3
JournalProgress in Pediatric cardiology
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

Keywords

  • Aortic root replacement
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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