Outcome of Pregnancy in Women with Mitral Stenosis

Authors

  • Nargis Akhter Assistant Professor, Department of Gynae and Obstetrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Fazlur Rahman Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Salman Department of Cardiology, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
  • Khairul Anam Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Pervin Akther
  • S Hamsun Naher Department of Gynae and Obstetrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Nilufar Fatama Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Zahidul Hasan Department of Medicine, Sir Salimullah Medical College & Mitford Hospital , Dhaka
  • MA Rashid Department of Anatomy, Bangladesh Medical College, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
  • M Faruq Department of Cardiology, National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Dhaka
  • Sajal Krishna Banerjee Department of Cardiology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Kaniz Fatema Department of Gynae and Obstetrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v6i2.7248

Keywords:

Mitral stenosis, Pregnancy

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the maternal and fetal outcome of pregnancy in mitral stenosis. This
prospective study was carried out over period of 4 years (2005-2009) involving 50 pregnant patients with mitral
stenosis. 30 (60%) had single valve involvement and mitral stenosis was the most predominant lesion (60%).
7 patients (14%) had undergone interventional and surgical correction prior to the onset of pregnancy. 12
(24%) patients presented at NYHA class III-IV. Women with MS had 10% pulmonary edema. 8 (16%) developed
different types arrhythmia. There was one (1.67%) meternal death has been reported in this series. The
incidence of preterm birth and small for gestational age newborn was 12% and 14% respectively. Pregnancy
in women with valvular heart diseases associated with remarkable unfavourable effect on maternal and fetal
outcome which are related to severity of disease.

Keywords: Mitral stenosis; Pregnancy.

DOI: 10.3329/uhj.v6i2.7248

University Heart Journal Vol. 6, No. 2, July 2010 pp.74-77

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Akhter, N., Rahman, F., Salman, M., Anam, K., Akther, P., Naher, S. H., Fatama, N., Hasan, Z., Rashid, M., Faruq, M., Banerjee, S. K., & Fatema, K. (2011). Outcome of Pregnancy in Women with Mitral Stenosis. University Heart Journal, 6(2), 74–77. https://doi.org/10.3329/uhj.v6i2.7248

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