Cardiogenic Shock in Pregnancy



Cardiogenic shock in pregnancy is a life-threatening medical condition resulting from an inadequate circulation of blood due to primary failure of the ventricles of the heart to function effectively. Valvular heart disease, pulmonary and amniotic fluid embolism and cardiomyopathy are main causes of cardiogenic shock in pregnancy. The multidisciplinary team approach, search for underlying cause, intensive cardiac monitoring and care-planned delivery of fetus reduce both maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.


Pulmonary Embolism Mean Arterial Pressure Deep Venous Thrombosis Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Cardiogenic Shock 


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  1. 1.Department of MedicineDMIMS(DU)WardhaIndia

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