Uri Elkayam, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

Uri Elkayam

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Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy

I. Peri-partum Cardiomyopathy: What every physician needs to know. Peri-partum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is an idiopathic cardiomyopathy presenting with heart failure (HF) secondary to left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction toward the end of pregnancy or in the months following delivery where no other cause of HF is found. The left ventricle may not be dilated but…

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