Cardiac Symptoms and Risk in the Postpartum Period - What Not to Miss

Cardiologists Jennifer Lewey, MD, MPH, and Monika Sanghavi, MD, led a case-based review of various risks, presentations and recommendations to help provide patients the best cardiac care during the “4th trimester” after pregnancy. The Penn specialists discussed the following topics:

  • Risk factors, presentation and causes of acute cardiac symptoms during the postpartum period
  • Current management and treatment of postpartum hypertension
  • Follow up and preventive care recommendations for patients at risk for cardiovascular disease after pregnancy


May 19, 2022

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