Volume : 4
Issue : 4
Online ISSN : 2394-2754
Print ISSN : 2394-2746
Article First Page : 395
Article End Page : 398
Introduction: Cardiac disease in the pregnant patient can present challenges in cardiovascular and maternal-fetal management. The present study is a retrospective analysis of the cases treated at our institute of heart disease in pregnancy.
Objectives: The study was conducted to study the epidemiological, clinical and outcomes in patients of cardiac illness in pregnancy
Results: 80 institutional deliveries were conducted in the above time period. Five cases cases of heart diseases complicating pregnancy were studied:2 cases of peripartum cardiomyopathy, one each of aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis and mitral stenosis with mitral regurgitation. However, one patient of peripartum cardiomyopathy patient was excluded as the patient was brought in an unconscious condition with poor Glassgow coma scale and on ventilator support and relatives declined treatment and was lost to follow up. All the other patients had satisfactory outcome.
Conclusion: Early identification of the cardiac lesions can lead to effective and safer delivery at places where advanced care is available.