LOVING MOTHERS’ HEARTS:
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Research Initiative
Thank you for supporting Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) Research at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
PPCM is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality, but it is often undiagnosed or diagnosed at very late stages. There are simple ways that PPCM could be screened for and diagnosed before it becomes deadly. The Loving Mothers’ Hearts project is using focused bedside ultrasound and NT-proBNP to screen for undiagnosed cardiomyopathy in peripartum women.