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Epidemiology of heart disease in pregnancy 

Epidemiology of heart disease in pregnancy
Epidemiology of heart disease in pregnancy

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

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date: 30 November 2020

Maternal mortality 266

Maternal age 267

Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) 268

Congenital heart disease (CHD) 269

Cardiac disease is the leading cause of maternal death in the UK.

There were 48 deaths due to cardiac disease between 2003–2005 in the UK.

Maternal mortality from heart disease has been rising since the 1980s....

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