Chapter 11. Heart Disease, Pregnancy and Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

  1. Celia Oakley MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC1 and
  2. Carole A Warnes MD, FRCP, FACC2
  1. Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza,
  2. Munther A Khamashta and
  3. Graham RV Hughes

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch11

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ruiz-Irastorza, G., Khamashta, M. A. and Hughes, G. R. (2007) Heart Disease, Pregnancy and Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, in Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition (eds C. Oakley and C. A. Warnes), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor (Emeritus) of Clinical Cardiology, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134880

Online ISBN: 9780470994955

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Keywords:

  • heart disease;
  • pregnancy;
  • systemic autoimmune diseases;
  • systemic sclerosis;
  • inflammatory myopathies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Systemic autoimmune diseases and the heart (Table 11.1)

  • Pregnancy and systemic autoimmune diseases

  • SLE and APS

  • Specific clinical situations