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Cardiac Emergency 4 Pregnant Women


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Peripartum and Postpartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare, life-threatening disease of unknown causes that affects healthy women of all racial backgrounds during the last month of pregnancy or up to five months after giving birth. PPCM is a rare type of heart failure where the condition weakens the heart muscle and causes the heart to become enlarged. As a result, the heart can't pump blood properly to the rest of the body.

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Dr. James Fett graduated from the University of Minnesota medical school in 1960. He is uniquely involved in working with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) patients since his retirement from United States Public Health Service in 1997.... more
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