Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Share this article on:

Syncope During Pregnancy

Yarlagadda, Sirisha MD; Poma, Pedro A. MD; Green, Larry S. MD; Katz, Vern MD

doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181c4f550
In the Trenches

Syncope during pregnancy is common and usually benign and self-limited.

From the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois; the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Division of Cardiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon; and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Eugene, Oregon.

Dr. Yarlagadda is a fellow in cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, where Dr. Green is a Professor in Internal Medicine. Dr. Poma is a Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and an attending physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Katz is a Clinical Professor at Oregon Health Sciences University in Obstetrics and Gynecology and an adjunct professor of Physiology at the University of Oregon.

Editor's note: This is a composite case constructed from two submitted cases.

Address correspondence to the Consultant Editor for Clinical Case Series: Ingrid Nygaard, MD, MS, University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30 North 1900 East, Room 2B200, Salt Lake City, UT 84132; e-mail: ingrid.nygaard@hsc.utah.edu.

Financial Disclosure: The authors did not report any potential conflicts of interest.

© 2010 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.