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Pregnancy post cardiac surgery 

Pregnancy post cardiac surgery
Pregnancy post cardiac surgery

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

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date: 28 November 2020

Introduction 100

Prosthetic heart valves 101

Valve repair 102

Surgical mitral valvotomy 103

Surgical aortic valvotomy 103

Valve assessment 104

Pregnancy management 105

Complications of previous valve surgery 106

Pre-pregnancy counselling 108

Contraception in prosthetic valves 109

Delivery and the puerperium 110

Conclusion 111


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