• Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy impact heart structure, function over time

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy or hypertension after pregnancy had significant differences in left ventricular structure and function over time, researchers reported.
    “Although there has been some characterization of structural cardiac changes among women with a history of , the underlying mechanisms for these changes are incompletely understood,” Malamo E. Countouris, MD, clinical instructor of cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Heart and Vascular Institute, and colleagues wrote in the Journal of the
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