Cardiovascular Diseases and Pregnancy by Oleg M. EliseevCardiovascular Diseases and Pregnancy by Oleg M. Eliseev

Cardiovascular Diseases and Pregnancy

byOleg M. EliseevEditorElena Tarkhanova, George Watts

Paperback | December 6, 2011

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Concise, recent data are presented on obstetric problems arising in patients with cardiovascular diseases (not only congenital and acquired valvular heart diseases and hypertension, but also uncommon heart lesions) and on cardiological complications encountered in pregnant women. The goal of the book is to provide obstetricians with necessary cardiological information and cardiologists with essential obstetric information to enable both specialists to make optimal decisions regarding the permissibility of pregnancy, management of pregnancy and labour, or termination of pregnancy, and selection of an adequate form of contraception in women with heart and vascular diseases. Along with recent scientific findings, the book contains practical recommendations for examination diagnosis and treatment that is effective for the mother and safe for the fetus.
Title:Cardiovascular Diseases and PregnancyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:196 pagesPublished:December 6, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642736076

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Hemodynamic and Cardiac Function Changes in Pregnancy.- 2.1 Cardiac Output, Stroke Volume, Heart Rate, Left Ventricular Work.- 2.2 Blood Volume.- 2.3 Blood Pressure, Total Peripheral Resistance, Venous Pressure.- 2.4 Circulation Time, Pulse Wave Velocity.- 2.5 Intracardiac and Pulmonary Artery Pressure.- 2.6 Regional Circulation.- 2.7 Systolic Time Intervals.- 2.8 Oxygen Consumption.- 2.9 Hemodynamic and Oxygen Consumption Changes During Exercise and Medical Interventions.- 2.10 Supine Hypotensive Syndrome of Pregnancy.- 2.11 Changes in Heart Size and Cardiodynamics.- 3 Examination of the Cardiovascular System in Pregnancy.- 3.1 History.- 3.2 Physical Examination.- 3.3 Electrocardiographic Findings.- 3.4 X-ray Examination.- 3.5 Radionuclide Examination.- 3.6 Magnetic Resonance Tomography.- 3.7 Phonocardiography.- 3.8 Echocardiography.- 3.9 Vectorcardiography.- 3.10 Exercise Stress Testing.- 3.11 Basal Metabolism. Blood Examination.- 4 Cardiovascular Diseases and Pregnancy.- 4.1 Heart Failure.- 4.1.1 Acute Left Ventricular (Left-Sided) Failure.- 4.1.2 Acute Right Ventricular (Right-Sided) Failure.- 4.1.3 Chronic Left Ventricular Failure.- 4.1.4 Chronic Right Ventricular Failure.- 4.1.5 Combined Right and Left Ventricular Failure.- 4.2 Functional State of the Heart.- 4.3 Effects of Maternal Heart Disease on the Fetus.- 4.4 Influence of Age and Intercurrent Diseases on the Course of Pregnancy in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease.- 4.5 Pregnancy and Rheumatism.- 5 Acquired Valvular Heart Disease and Pregnancy.- 5.1 Mitral Stenosis.- 5.2 Mitral Regurgitation.- 5.3 Aortic Regurgitation.- 5.4 Aortic Stenosis.- 5.5 Tricuspid Regurgitation.- 5.6 Tricuspid Stenosis.- 5.7 Acquired Lesions of the Pulmonic Valve.- 5.8 Rheumatic Combined Valvular Heart Disease.- 6 Congenital Heart Disease and Pregnancy.- 6.1 Congenital Cardiovascular Anomalies.- 6.1.1 Atrial Septal Defect.- 6.1.2 Ventricular Septal Defect.- 6.1.3 Patent Ductus Arteriosus.- 6.1.4 Valvular Pulmonic Stenosis.- 6.1.5 Tetralogy of Fallot.- 6.1.6 Eisenmenger's Syndrome.- 6.1.7 Congenital Aortic Stenosis.- 6.1.8 Coarctation of the Aorta (Aortic Isthmus Stenosis).- 6.1.9 Uncommon Congenital Heart Defects.- 6.2 Mitral Valve Prolapse.- 7 Diseases of the Myocardium, Endocardium, and Pericardium and Uncommon Heart Diseases in Pregnancy.- 7.1 Diseases of the Myocardium.- 7.1.1 Myocarditis.- 7.1.2 Cardiomyopathies.- 7.1.3 Specific Heart Muscle Diseases.- 7.1.4 Myocardial Infarction and Sudden Death.- 7.2 Diseases of the Endocardium.- 7.2.1 Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis.- 7.3 Diseases of the Pericardium.- 7.3.1 Acute Pericarditis.- 7.3.2 Constrictive Pericarditis.- 7.3.3 Pericardial Cysts.- 7.4 Uncommon Heart Diseases.- 7.4.1 Heart Tumors.- 8 Heart Rhythm and Conduction Disturbances in Pregnancy.- 8.1 Cardiac Arrhythmias.- 8.1.1 Sinus Arrhythmia.- 8.1.2 Wandering Pacemaker.- 8.1.3 Atrioventricular Junctional (Nodal) Rhythm.- 8.1.4 Premature Beats.- 8.1.5 Sinus Tachycardia.- 8.1.6 Paroxysmal Tachycardia.- 8.1.7 Atrial Fibrillation.- 8.1.8 Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.- 8.2 Conduction Disturbances.- 8.2.1 Sinoatrial Block.- 8.2.2 Atrioventricular Block.- 8.2.3 Intraventricular Block.- 8.2.4 Heart Block in Pregnancy.- 8.2.5 Long Q-T Syndrome.- 8.3 Artificial Pacemaker and Pregnancy.- 9 Pregnancy After Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Surgery During Pregnancy.- 9.1 Pregnancy After Cardiac Surgery.- 9.2 Cardiac Surgery During Pregnancy.- 9.3 Pregnancy in Women with Prosthetic Cardiac Valves.- 10 Management of Pregnant Women with Heart Disease.- 10.1 General Principles of Management.- 10.2 Regimen and Diet.- 10.3 Treatment and Prophylaxis.- 10.3.1 Drugs and Pregnancy.- 10.3.2 Management of Patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease.- 10.3.3 Management of Patients with Congenital Heart Disease.- 10.3.4 Cardiosurgery During Pregnancy.- 10.3.5 Management of Patients with Nonrheumatic Myocarditis.- 10.3.6 Management of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomiopathy.- 10.3.7 Management of Patients with Peripartal Cardiomyopathy.- 10.3.8 Management of Patients with Thyrotoxic Heart Muscle Disease.- 10.3.9 Management of Patients with Anemic Heart Muscle Disease.- 10.3.10 Management of Patients with Myocardial Infarction.- 10.3.11 Management of Patients with Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis.- 10.3.12 Management of Patients with Pericarditis.- 10.3.13 Management of Patients with Heart Rhythm Disturbances.- 10.3.14 Preventive Treatment of Patients with Prosthetic Cardiac Valves.- 11 Labor and Termination of Pregnancy in Women with Cardiovascular Diseases.- 11.1 Management of Labor in Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases.- 11.2 Breast Feeding and Drugs.- 11.3 Termination of Pregnancy in Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases.- 12 Hypertension and Pregnancy.- 12.1 Essential Hypertension.- 12.2 Preeclampsia-Eclampsia.- 12.3 Renovascular Hypertension.- 12.4 Primary Aldosteronism (Conn's Disease).- 12.5 Pheochromocytoma.- 12.6 Cushing's Disease.- 12.7 Chronic Glomerulonephritis.- 12.8 Chronic Pyelonephritis.- 12.9 Collagen Diseases.- 12.10 Polycystic Kidneys.- 12.11 Diabetic Nephropathy.- 12.12 Differential Diagnosis of Arterial Hypertension.- 12.13 Management of Patients with Arterial Hypertension.- 13 Arterial Hypotension and Pregnancy.- 14 Vascular Diseases and Pregnancy.- 14.1 Diseases of the Aorta and Arteries.- 14.1.1 Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm.- 14.1.2 Arterial Aneurysms.- 14.1.3 Takayasu's Disease.- 14.2 Diseases of the Veins.- 14.2.1 Varicose Veins.- 14.3 Thrombosis and Thromboembolism in Pregnancy.- 14.3.1 Thrombophlebitis (Venous Thrombosis) of the Inferior Vena Cava System.- 14.3.2 Pulmonary Thromboembolism.- 14.3.3 Leg Artery Thromboembolism.- 14.3.4 Mesenteric Artery Thromboembolism.- 14.3.5 Cerebral Thromboembolism.- 14.3.6 Treatment of Thrombosis and Thromboembolism.- 15 Contraception and Sterilization in Cardiovascular Diseases.- 15.1 Contraception in Cardiovascular Diseases.- 15.2 Sterilization in Cardiovascular Diseases.- References.