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Successful pregnancy, delivery and puerperium in a heart transplant patient with previous peripartum cardiomyopathy

A. C. CARVALHO, D. ALMEIDA, M. COHEN, V. LIMA, L. MOURA, E. BUFFOLO, E. E. MARTINEZ
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 1589-1591 First published online: 1 November 1992

Abstract

A 25-year-old female who had orthotopic cardiac transplantation for peripartum cardiomyopathy, became pregnant and had a successful pregnancy and delivery, and remains asymptomatic after 2 years of follow-up.

  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy
  • cardiac transplantation

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