Pregnancy-Associated Myocardial Infarction: Prevalence, Causes, and Interventional Management

Marysia S. Tweet, Jennifer Lewey, Nathaniel R. Smilowitz, Carl H. Rose, Patricia J.M. Best

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Pregnancy-associated myocardial infarction is a primary contributor to maternal cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Specific attention to the cause of myocardial infarction, diagnostic evaluation, treatment strategies, and postevent care is necessary when treating women with pregnancy-associated myocardial infarction. This review summarizes the current knowledge, consensus statements, and essential nuances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E008687
JournalCirculation: Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2020


  • acute coronary syndrome
  • maternal mortality
  • myocardial infarction
  • postpartum period
  • pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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