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July 11th, 2013

Thrombolytic Therapy for Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis in Pregnant Women?

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Mehmet Özkan discusses his research group’s study of low-dose, slow-infusion t-PA in pregnant women with prosthetic valve thrombosis. Patricia Casais, a coauthor of the official editorial on the study, also offers her perspective.


September 10th, 2012

Antihypertensive Use Among Pregnant Women on the Rise

Growing numbers of pregnant women are taking antihypertensive drugs that may harm themselves or their babies, according to a new study published in Hypertension. Brian Bateman and colleagues analyzed Medicaid data on more than 1.1 million pregnant women from 2000 to 2007. Overall, 4.4% of the women received antihypertensive medications at some point during their pregnancy. During […]