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The New Indian Journal of OBGYN 6(1):63-66

Peripartum cardiomyopathy co-existing with severe preeclampsia complicated by AKI

Tonmoy Das, Alaka Goswami, Himleena Gautam, Maileng Tham, Anupama Hajong, Nahid Farzin, Nilanjana Das


Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare idiopathic cardiac disease occurring in pregnancy and puerperium. Studies have shown that women with preeclampsia have a higher risk of developing peripartum cardiomyopathy. In this report we present a case of a 3rd trimester pregnancy with severe preeclampsia with acute kidney injury who was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy. Supportive management was done with a multidisciplinary approach. Caesarean section was done, an IUGR but healthy baby was delivered and the patient recovered gradually.

doi: 10.21276/obgyn.2019.6.1.16 Full Text PDF
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