MEDNAX-affiliated maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Dr. Karolina Adam at Houston Methodist Hospital, recently published an article addressing pregnant women with cardiovascular disease. The article discusses the increased risk pregnant women with cardiovascular disease face, which similarly affects the fetus. Dr. Adam recommends that a patient with cardiac disease who is considering pregnancy should start with pre-conception counseling, and the pregnancy is then best managed by a dedicated team of specialists in maternal-fetal medicine, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, anesthesiology, and neonatology.

Read the full article at Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal

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