Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: A 4-Year Audit at Pretoria Academic Hospital (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)
Background. Pre-existing medical disease constitutes one of the five major causes of maternal death in South Africa. Increasing numbers of women with heart disease reach adulthood as a result of advances in diagnoses and treatment of heart disease in childhood. Objective. To assess the profile of cardiac disease and the maternal and fetal outcome of pregnant patients at Pretoria Academic Hospital (PAH).