Maternal Outcome in Heart Disease in PregnancyVijaya Balasaheb Chinchawade*, Rekha G Daver, and Preeti Lewis
- Govt Medical College, Miraj, Jay Dhawala Plot 2 Yashawant Housing Society, Jaysingpur â 416101, India
- Research Place: Grant Govt Medical College, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
To study general characteristics, type of disease as well as mode of delivery in pregnant women suffering from heart disease in view of recent development in prevention, diagnosis and management. This study also included the co relation between mode of delivery and severity of heart disease. This was a retrospective study conducted at Grant Government Medical College & Sir J. J Group of hospitals, Mumbai over period of one and half year. Total Forty six pregnant heart disease patients were analysed for age, parity, symptomatology, severity of symptoms & their Obstetric outcome was analysed. Rheumatic valvular heart disease is still predominant amongst all heart diseases. Vaginal delivery is commonest mode of delivery. Severity of disease is not associated with the mode of delivery. Heart disease is genuine risk factor for mother. Recent advances in management of cardiac diseases are associated with favourable maternal outcome and thus improving obstetric carrier of women with heart disease.