PPCM

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AcronymDefinition
PPCMPeripartum Cardiomyopathy
PPCMPixels per Centimeter (computer images)
PPCMPlus Petit Commun Multiple (mathematics)
PPCMPumped Phase Conjugate Mirror
PPCMPay-per-Click Marketing (internet advertising)
PPCMPacked Pulse Code Modulation (lossless compression used for audio stream of DVD-Audio format)
PPCMPerimeter Portal Continuous Monitoring
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Pathophysiology and epidemiology of peripartum cardiomyopathy.
Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy presenting as a cardiac arrest at induction of anaesthesia for emergency caesarean section.
Because the symptoms associated with peripartum cardiomyopathy overlap with other diagnoses and normal complaints during pregnancy, her health care practitioner has to rule out other diagnoses as well.
Autoimmune mechanisms as the basis for human peripartum cardiomyopathy.
Current diagnostic criteria for peripartum cardiomyopathy include the following [1,2]:
A modified definition for peripartum cardiomyopathy and prognosis based on echocardiography.
Someday this may lead to early testing during pregnancy that can identify women who are at risk for peripartum cardiomyopathy.
Magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with peripartum cardiomyopathy.
Roos-Hesselink pointed out that guidelines published in Europe last year do consider some groups to be contraindicated for pregnancy, including patients with pulmonary hypertension, patients with severe cyanosis, and patients with earlier peripartum cardiomyopathy and still diminished ventricular function.
He recorded that Rachael died of an acute cardiac failure due to peripartum cardiomyopathy.
In a parturient with no history of cardiac disease and no identifiable cause, peripartum cardiomyopathy should also be considered in the differential diagnosis.