Published: 2022-04-27

Cardiac disease and pregnancy: a case series of 19 patients

El Hassan El Ghali, Jihane Meziyane, Soukaina Aouragh, Hafsa Taheri, Hanane Saadi, Ahmed Mimouni


In industrialized countries, cardiac disease is a major cause of maternal mortality. The cardiac pathology is further made worse by the significant decrease in the heart function. Our work is a case series of 19 patients who have been admitted to the gynaecology-obstetrics department for the occurrence of pregnancy in the context of cardiac pathology. We report our results, along with a discussion and a review of literature. Cardiac disease is a major cause of maternal mortality in industrialized countries. Management of cardiac diseased pregnant women should be multidisciplinary.


Cardiac disease, Pregnancy, Multidisciplinary management

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