The authors report the case of the successful delivery of a 35-year old woman who underwent a double Sorin tilting disc valve replacement because of severe mitral and aortic valve disease in NYHA III-IV. functional class six years ago. Beside reporting on outcome of the case and complications, they mention the possible other complications too, endangering the life prospects of the mother and child that can come about as a result of the diminished pump function of the myocardium, blood coagulation changed during pregnancy and due to the hemmorrhagic and teratogenic consequences of anticoagulant treatment.
|Translated title of the contribution||Successful delivery of a patient with two artificial valves (mitral and aortic)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 24 1989|
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