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Kardiovaskulární změny v těhotenství. I., Těhotenství zvyšuje riziko nemocí srdce a cév

Title in English Cardiovascular changes in pregnancy. I., Pregnancy rises the risk of cardiovascular diseases


Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Praktická gynekologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Gynaecology and obstetrics
Keywords epidemiologic evidence; cardiovascular disease; possible pathways; prevention; pregnancy
Description Pregnancy is associated with many changes in the maternal circulation, some of them have an elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases both during pregnancy as well as many years postpartum. Statistic evidence suggests that in developed countries, the rate of acute myocardium infarction is 6 cases per 100.000 deliveries, the rate of stroke is more than 30 cases per 100.000 deliveries and venous thrombosis occur in 2 cases per 1.000 deliveries. The risk substantially rises with the age of pregnant women, these complications have more severe prognosis in developing countries.

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