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Myocardial infarction in pregnancy and postpartum in the UK.

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AIM: Cardiac disease is a leading cause of maternal death in the developed world, responsible for one-fifth of all maternal deaths in the UK. The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) in pregnancy and up to one week postpartum in the UK and describe risk factors, management and outcomes. METHODS: A prospective population-based study with nested case control analysis used the UK Obstetric Surveillance System to identify all women in the UK with MI in pr...

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10.1177/1741826711432117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
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Journal:
European journal of preventive cardiology
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Pages:
12-20
Publication date:
2013-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-4881
ISSN:
2047-4873
Source identifiers:
236825

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