Cardiovascular Maternal Morbidity and Mortality In the United States – What is the Cardiovascular State of Health for Pregnant Women and What is the Role of the Cardiologist?

Introduction Despite advances in health care in the United States (US) maternal morbidity and morbidity remains significantly higher in the US relative to other developed nations with a reported maternal mortality of 14 per 100,000 live births in 20151.  Unfortunately, maternal morbidity and mortality rate has steadily increased over the last 2 decades2. The Centers … Read more