Doctor Insights: Pregnancy & Heart Valve Disease

In this special interview with Dr. Joanna Chikwe, Chair of Cardiac Surgery, and Dr. Rose Tompkins, Associate Director of the Congenital Heart Program, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will learn important information about pregnancy, giving birth and heart valve disease. Key topics addressed include the impact of heart valve disease on fetus development, concerns/risks of pregnancy for expecting mothers, advanced cardiac function of women during pregnancy, misconceptions about pregnancy for patients with valvular disorders, and important advice for the successful delivery of children to parents with heart valve disease. (Video posted on June 21, 2021)

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Dr. Joanna Chikwe

Chair, Cardiac Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

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