This is a report of 1 year outcomes from the European Society of Cardiology EURObservational Resaearch PPCM Registry. This registry enrolled women from 51 countries. One year data were availble in 535 women. At 1 year, death occured in 8.4% of enrolled women, this differed significantly by geographic location. 14.0% of women had at least one rehospitalization. At 1 year, 66.1% of women had recovery of LV function.
European Journal of Heart Failure
A retrospective reivew of 45 women who had 78 subsequent pregnancies after being diagnosed with PPCM. Adverse outcomes - mainly heart failure and recurrence of PPCM- were more common in women who had a subsequent pregnancy without recovered LV function compared to women who had a subsequent pregnancy with a recovered ejection fraction (53% of subsequent pregnancies in women without recovered ejection fraction compared to 20% of subsequent preganancies in women who had recovered LVEF).
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Journal of American College of Cardiology