PH in CHD and Pregnancy: Summary of AHA/ACC ACHD and ESC Pregnancy Guidelines
In a recent Expert Analysis, Beth Foreman, DO, and Saurabh Rajpal, MBBS, MD, discuss pulmonary hypertension in congenital heart disease (CHD) and pregnancy. First, they review key points from the 2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease, which developed a new classification system to categorize disease severity in adults with CHD. Next, the authors review key points from the 2018 ESC Guidelines for the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases During Pregnancy, which explained the risk assessment in women with cardiovascular diseases and the importance of new guidelines on managing cardiovascular diseases in pregnancy. Read more.