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Table 1 Clinical pattern and prevalence of heart disease in pregnancy at cardio-maternal clinic

From: Heart disease in pregnancy—clinical pattern and prevalence: initial data from the first cardio-maternal unit in Iraq

Main diagnosis Total no. (%) Subtypes Subtypes no. (%)
VHD 86 (34.1%) PHV 23 (26.7%)
MS 22 (25.6%)
MR 18 (20.9%)
PS 11 (12.8%)
AR 8 (9.3%)
AS 4 (4.7%)
CHD 77 (30.5%) ASD 27 (35%)
VSD 27 (35%)
TOF 8 (10.4%)
Miscellaneous 8 (10.4%)
PDA 7 (9%)
CMP 75 (29.8%) PPCM 57 (76%)
DCM 11 (14.7%)
HOCM 4 (5.3%)
Non-compaction 3 (4%)
PHT 10 (4%)   
IHD 4 (1.6%)   
  252 (100%)   
  1. AR aortic regurgitation, AS aortic stenosis, ASD atrial septal defect, CHD congenital heart disease, CMP cardiomyopathy, DCM dilated cardiomyopathy, HOCM hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, IHD ischemic heart disease, MR mitral regurgitation, MS mitral stenosis, PDA patent ductus artriosus, PHT pulmonary hypertension, PHV prosthetic heart valve, PPCM peripartum cardiomyopathy, PS pulmonary stenosis, TOF tetralogy of Fallot, VHD valvular heart disease, VSD ventricular septal defect