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- Myocardial ischaemia and infarction (IHD)
- acute coronary syndrome
- allied specialities
To the Editor: ‘Time to act’1—a message which resonates with the team on our metropolitan Delivery Suite, who this week managed an acute myocardial infarction in a postnatal lady. Our patient had two of the risk factors mentioned in the editorial, her being 36 years old and a smoker. In addition, she had an important risk factor which can be missed, as demonstrated by our recent experience. Since most women with acute coronary syndrome in pregnancy and the puerperium have no symptoms before pregnancy, …
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