Valvular heart surgery (VHS) in pregnancy has its specific complexity and problems.Between years 1983-2007 11 women who underwent VHS during pregnancy were found and analyzed. Valvular heart surgery in pregnancy is associated with the least maternal-fetal side effects. Intensive evaluations before and during pregnancy with a specialized medical team is essential."/> Valvular heart surgery (VHS) in pregnancy has its specific complexity and problems.Between years 1983-2007 11 women who underwent VHS during pregnancy were found and analyzed. Valvular heart surgery in pregnancy is associated with the least maternal-fetal side effects. Intensive evaluations before and during pregnancy with a specialized medical team is essential."/>

Analysis of Maternal-Fetal outcomes of Valvular Heart Surgeries in Pregnant Women

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alireza yaghoubi 1 , * , Masoud Pezeshkian 2 , Shahin Imani 3 , Azin Alizadeye Asl 4

1 Assistant Professor , Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Center of Shahid Madani, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tabriz, Iran.

2 Associated Professor, Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Center of Shahid Madani, Tabriz University of Medical SCIENCES and Health Services, Tabriz, Iran.

3 BSc , Dept. of Midwifery, Cardiovascular Research Center of Shahid Madani, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tabriz, Iran

4 Assistant Professor , Dept. of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Center of Shahid Madani, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tabriz, Iran.

How to Cite: yaghoubi A, Pezeshkian M, Imani S, Alizadeye Asl A. Analysis of Maternal-Fetal outcomes of Valvular Heart Surgeries in Pregnant Women, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2010 ; 12(1):e94351.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 12 (1); e94351
Published Online: February 20, 2010
Article Type: Research Article
Received: November 14, 2009
Accepted: December 30, 2009
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Abstract

Valvular heart surgery (VHS) in pregnancy has its specific complexity and problems.Between years 1983-2007 11 women who underwent VHS during pregnancy were found and analyzed. Valvular heart surgery in pregnancy is associated with the least maternal-fetal side effects. Intensive evaluations before and during pregnancy with a specialized medical team is essential.

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