Table 2

Adverse maternal cardiac events during pregnancy

Primary cardiovascular endpointSecondary cardiovascular endpoint
Any primary eventCardiac arrest/ventricular arrhythmiaACS/MIHeart failureAny secondary eventAnginaStroke/PEAtrial arrhythmia*
Total5 (10)13112 (24)921
  • Angina defined as clinical diagnosis by the treating physician resulting in admission or up-titration of antianginal medications.

  • *Supraventricular tachycardia at 39 weeks gestation.

  • ACS, acute coronary syndrome; MI, myocardial infarction; PE, pulmonary embolus.