Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, April 7th, 2003
"The U.K. registry of high-risk obstetric anesthesia was set up in late 1996 to collect reports of high-risk pregnancy, pool them into a central database and disseminate the results. At the time of analysis for this paper (December 31, 2001) 308 cardiorespiratory reports had been received," researchers in England report.
"The five most common conditions, occurring in 125 cases (41% of the total), were arrhythmias (43 cases), cardiomyopathy (26 cases), aortic stenosis (24 cases), transposition of the great arteries (18 cases) and Marfan's syndrome (14 cases)," wrote N.L. Lewis...
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