ACCEL Lite: Peripartum Heart Failure: How to Recognize and How to Treat

Peripartum heart failure can be difficult to recognize because the symptoms may be similar to those of normal pregnancy; however, it's important to make the diagnosis so that women can receive the correct medications and treatment. In this interview, Michelle Kittleson, MD, FACC; Melinda B. Davis, MD, FACC; and Jeffrey Hsu, MD, PhD, discuss how to recognize and treat peripartum heart failure.

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Clinical Topics: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Acute Heart Failure

Keywords: ACCELLite, Women, Heart Failure, Peripartum Period, Cardiomyopathies, Pregnancy

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