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Document type:
Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 
Author(s):
Vigl, M; Kaemmerer, M; Seifert-Klauss, V; Niggemeyer, E; Nagdyman, N; Trigas, V; Bauer, U; Schneider, KT; Berger, F; Hess, J; Kaemmerer, H 
Title:
Contraception in women with congenital heart disease. 
Abstract:
The present study reports on contraceptive use, methods used, and counseling received on contraceptive issues for women with congenital heart disease and provides a brief review of current knowledge of the risks in relation to the different cardiac situations encountered with these specific patients. A total of 536 consecutive adult women with congenital heart disease (median age 29 years) were recruited from 2 tertiary care centers. They underwent a clinical assessment and completed a questionn...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Cardiol 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
106 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1317-21 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-9149 
TUM Institution:
Fachgebiet Perinatalmedizin und Perinatalphysiologie (Prof. Schneider); Frauenklinik und Poliklinik; Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler (Prof. Hess)