Cardiac conditions that need percutaneous intervention during pregnancy are very rare because usually they are diagnosed and treated before pregnancy. However, as a result of the hemodynamic changes (Fig. 19.1) and hypercoagulability state of pregnancy, some previously undiagnosed conditions can be unmasked or can rapidly deteriorate even in previously stable women.
|Title of host publication||Percutaneous Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases in Women|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2016|
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