An Unusual Cause of Postpartum Heart Failure
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a weakness of the heart muscle. It is an idiopathic cardiomyopathy that presents with heart failure secondary to left ventricular systolic dysfunction toward the end of pregnancy or in the months after delivery, in the absence of any other cause of heart failure. It is a rare condition that can carry mild or severe symptoms.
Khaddash, I., Hawatmeh, A., Altheeb, Z., Hamdan, A., & Shamoon, F. (2017). An Unusual Cause of Postpartum Heart Failure. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia, 20 (1), 102-103. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-9784.197846