Pregnancy-associated myocardial infarction: Prevalence, causes, and interventional management

Marysia S. Tweet, Jennifer Lewey, Nathaniel R. Smilowitz, Carl H. Rose, Patricia J.M. Best

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Abstract

Pregnancy-associated myocardial infarction is a primary contributor to maternal cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Specific attention to the cause of myocardial infarction, diagnostic evaluation, treatment strategies, and postevent care is necessary when treating women with pregnancy-associated myocardial infarction. This review summarizes the current knowledge, consensus statements, and essential nuances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-304
Number of pages13
JournalCirculation: Cardiovascular Interventions
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • acute coronary syndrome
  • maternal mortality
  • myocardial infarction
  • postpartum period
  • pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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