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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy | Risk Factors for Pregnancy-Related Mortality

Purpose:

To advise a woman with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) who wants to become pregnant about its risks based on the study of Autore et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, options

ICD-10:

I42.2, O90.3

Description:

Autore et al identified risk factors for mortality in pregnant women with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. These can help a woman to reach an informed decision about whether or not to undergo pregnancy. The authors are from multiple hospitals in Italy.

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