Volume 28, Issue 5 (7-2020)                   JSSU 2020, 28(5): 2607-2613 | Back to browse issues page


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Introduction: Young pregnant woman (32 weeks) following one-month illnesses, including peripheral edema, paresthesia and shortness of breath, for which no specific diagnosis was made in the evaluations; she was hospitalized with severe respiratory distress and pulmonary edema. Re-examination revealed severe systolic heart failure (left ventricular ejection fraction: 10-15%) with preeclampsia. After the relative stabilization of the patient's vital signs, the pregnancy was terminated. One week after termination of pregnancy, the patient's heart failure improved.
 
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Cardiovascular
Received: 2018/08/7 | Accepted: 2018/12/18 | Published: 2020/07/31