Laxmi Mehta, MD, on Coronary Disease in Pregnancy

 

Dr Laxmi Mehta, from Ohio State University, talks about coronary disease treatments for pregnant women, gives an example of a challenging patient case, and elaborates on the role of statins in the treatment plan for pregnant women.

Laxmi Mehta, MD, is a noninvasive cardiologist and professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Ohio State University. She also holds the Sarah Ross Soter Endowed Chair in Women's Cardiovascular Health and is the section director of Preventive Cardiology and Women's Cardiovascular Health at Ohio State University.

 

Recommended Reading:

Regitz-Zagrosek V, Roos-Hesselink JW, Bauersachs J, et al; ESC Scientific Document Group. 2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy. Eur Heart J. 2018;39(34):3165-3241. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy340.

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