Nigerian Journal of Cardiology

MINI REVIEW
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 156--161

Peripartum cardiomyopathy in Nigeria: A historical perspective


Okechukwu Samuel Ogah1, Olanike Alison Orimolade2, Omolola Boluwatife Awe2, Fisayo Ogah3, Ejiroghene Martha Umuerri4 
1 Department of Medicine, Cardiology Unit, University of Ibadan; Department of Medicine, Cardiology Unit, University College Hospital; Institute of Advanced Medical Research and Training, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
2 Department of Medicine, Cardiology Unit, University College Hospital, Nigeria
3 Department of Chemical Pathology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
4 Cardiology Unit, Delta State University Abraka, Abraka; Cardiology Unit, Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Okechukwu Samuel Ogah
Department of Medicine, Cardiology Unit, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State
Nigeria

Nigeria has the highest burden of PPCM in the world. The condition occurs in one out of every hundred deliveries in the western axis of Northern Nigeria. It is relative uncommon in the southern part of the country. The aim of the paper is to summarise the historical aspect of PPCM report and care in Nigeria.


How to cite this article:
Ogah OS, Orimolade OA, Awe OB, Ogah F, Umuerri EM. Peripartum cardiomyopathy in Nigeria: A historical perspective.Nig J Cardiol 2020;17:156-161


How to cite this URL:
Ogah OS, Orimolade OA, Awe OB, Ogah F, Umuerri EM. Peripartum cardiomyopathy in Nigeria: A historical perspective. Nig J Cardiol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2022 Jun 26 ];17:156-161
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