Table 1

Pregnancy in dilated cardiomyopathy, complications, mortality and treatment

AuthorYearWomenPregnanciesArrhythmiaHFCVACSAbortionDeathsDiureticsACE-IDigoxinBBAnti-arrhythmicICD
Siu et al112001NA234 (17) SVT7
(30)
1 (4)NANA1 (4)NANANANANANA
Grewal et al10201032361 (3) VT
5 (16) AF
9 (28)1 (3)7 (19) obstetric reason1 (3) therapeutic03 (9)2 (6)7 (22)6 (19)NA1 (3)
Roos-Hesselink et al62013NA32NANANANANA1 (3)NANANANANANA
Avila et al4320032727NANA2 (7)NANA3 (11)NANANANANANA
Billebeau et al720189101 (11) AF
1 (11) aborted SD
3 (33)2 (22)NANA2 (22)NANANANANANA
  • All values are n (%).

  • ACE-I, ACE inhibitor; AF, atrial fibrillation; BB, beta-blocker; CS, caesarean section; CVA, cardiovascular accident; HF, heart failure; ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator; NA, not available; SD, sudden death; SVT, supraventricular tachycardia; VT, ventricular tachycardia.