Obstetrics & Gynaecology

A Rare Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

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Dr. Deepthi Bawa

Consultant - Reproductive Medicine & IVF
Aster CMI Hospital, Bengaluru

Successfully treated a rare case of peripartum Cardiomyopathy (Ejection Fraction<35%) in a 46-year-old pregnant lady with Diabetes Mellitus and Gestational Hypertension, conceived through IVF

Live preterm, 1.6 kg female baby was delivered by emergency C-section. Post operatively after a month, during follow-up, her ejection fraction improved to 65%, blood sugar and BP.