Revisión narrativa del estado actual de la miocardiopatía periparto, su relación diagnóstica con el ecocardiograma transtorácico y pruebas genéticas (2009-2018).
Suárez Corcho, María Alejandra
Martelo Martínez, Sharon Stephany
Universidad El Bosque
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The present work is a narrative review in spanish and english during the period between 2009 and 2018, which aims to describe the current state of peripartum cardiomyopathy and its relationship with echocardiography and genetic tests, by investigating the physiopathology, etiology and prevalence. In this case, the articles were obtained from a bibliographic search in medical databases, the search in the different databases yielded us a result of 1546 articles, after this four filters were applied: the first year: 2009 to 2018 english and spanish language, species: human, the second filter, type of publication, the third type of study and the fourth if it responds or not to our research question, to obtain a total of 21 articles which were analyzed. It is concluded that peripartum cardiomyopathy (MCP) remains a pathology difficult to diagnose, follow up and treatment. The new articles were reviewed to the date, about the clinical characteristics and the diagnostic through the echocardiogram and the genetic tests are reviewed, it was concluded that the detection of the TTN gene could have great value when talking about diagnostic, classification, counseling and management more specific to women at risk but at the same time it is important the echocardiogram since this gold standard test at this time for diagnostic and has important prognosis in the clinical evolution related to echocardiography criteria.
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