Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and Pregnancy

One of the most prevalent types of heart failure during pregnancy, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and pregnancy (HFpEF), is associated with increased risk of hospitalization and adverse pregnancy outcomes. In this video, Dr. Oliveros covers:

  • Risk factors for HFpEF, and how to manage during pregnancy and postpartum
  • Pathophysiology of peripartum cardiomyopathy and when patients are at greatest risk
  • Which heart failure medications are safe during pregnancy and lactation

Please also see Dr. Oliveros's other two video presentations on treating cardiovascular issues during pregnancy, including:”

Multidisciplinary Group Approach to Managing Pregnant Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Failure During Pregnancy

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Estefania Oliveros, MD, MSc

Estefania Oliveros, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director of Research, Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure & CTEPH/PTE Program
Co-Director, Cardio-Obstetrics Program

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