Canadian Journal of Cardiology

To Thin or Not to Thin: A Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Published:February 03, 2014DOI:


      We describe the case of a 29-year-old woman with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) complicated by multiple cerebral infarcts. Current treatment of PPCM is reviewed with a focus on the role of anticoagulation in PPCM.


      Nous décrivons le cas d’une femme de 29 ans atteinte d’une cardiomyopathie du péripartum (CMPP) compliquée par de multiples infarctus cérébraux. Le traitement actuel de la CMPP est passé en revue en mettant l’accent sur le rôle de l’anticoagulation dans la CMPP.
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