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Are there ways to properly manage pregnancy for women with coronary artery disease?

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Dr. Alon Gitig
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Generally it is ok

The physiologic changes of pregnancy (more circulating blood volume, lower blood pressures) should be tolerated well by those with coronary disease, unless there is severely weak heart contractility, or very severe narrowings in the arteries.
It's important to review meds with a cardiologist because some may need be stopped to avoid effects on the fetus.

In brief: Generally it is ok

The physiologic changes of pregnancy (more circulating blood volume, lower blood pressures) should be tolerated well by those with coronary disease, unless there is severely weak heart contractility, or very severe narrowings in the arteries.
It's important to review meds with a cardiologist because some may need be stopped to avoid effects on the fetus.
Dr. Alon Gitig
Dr. Alon Gitig
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Cad

The good news is most pregnant women don't have coronary artery disease .
If you do you should see a high risk OB and a cardiologist.

In brief: Cad

The good news is most pregnant women don't have coronary artery disease .
If you do you should see a high risk OB and a cardiologist.
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Dr. Daniel Zanger
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