Ebstein Anomaly

Girnius, Andrea; Veldtmann, Gruschen; Warshak, Carri R.; Schwerzmann, Markus (2017). Ebstein Anomaly. In: Roos-Hesselink, Jolien W.; Johnson, Mark R. (eds.) Pregnancy and congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease in adolescents and adults (pp. 207-224). Springer 10.1007/978-3-319-38913-4_14

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Key Facts Incidence: 1–5/20,000 live births. Inheritance: 6 %, but occurs sporadically, related to maternal age and maternal exposure to benzodiazepines or lithium therapy. Medication: Change antiarrhythmic drugs; a beta-blocker as an alternative is the first choice. World Health Organization class: Class II or III. Risk of pregnancy: Atrial arrhythmias, heart failure, thromboembolic events (possibly paradoxical in the presence of a shunt). Life expectancy: Reduced. Key Management Preconception: ECG, echo, exercise test; consider cMR. Pregnancy: Careful detection of arrhythmias and cardiac failure; consider thromboprophylaxis. Labor: Vaginal delivery. Postpartum: Consider thromboprophylaxis.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Schwerzmann, Markus

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

2364-6659

Series:

Congenital heart disease in adolescents and adults

Publisher:

Springer

Language:

English

Submitter:

Markus Schwerzmann

Date Deposited:

20 Jul 2017 13:33

Last Modified:

20 Jul 2017 13:34

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/978-3-319-38913-4_14

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/95983

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