Cardiomyopathy: Peripartum (Pregnancy-Associated Cardiomyopathy)

  • Vincent E. Friedewald


Recognize/manage as a reversible form of HF


Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Normal Pregnancy African Descent Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Multidisciplinary Care Team 
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  1. 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure Google Scholar
  2. ESC guidelines on the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy Google Scholar
  3. Current state of knowledge on aetiology, diagnosis, management, and therapy of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a position statement from the heart failure association of the European society of cardiology working group on peripartum cardiomyopathy Google Scholar



  1. Postgrad Med J. 2011;87:34–9.


Review: Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy

Characteristics, Adverse Events, Racial Differences

Cardiovascular Physiology of Pregnancy

African Americans

African Americans: Risk

NIH Recommendations and Review

Outcomes: North American Study

Outcomes: South African Study

Preeclampsia Relationship

Presenting as AMI

Predictors of Recovery/ICD Use

Cardiomyopathy: Peripartum

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent E. Friedewald
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  1. 1.Division of CardiologyUT Health Science Center at Houston Division of CardiologyHoustonUSA

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