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Table 2 Treatment details of 3 cases

From: Outcomes of severe peripartum cardiomyopathy and mechanical circulatory support: a case series

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Onset (postpartum) PD 7 PD 25 PD 4
Bromocriptine
MCS IABP IABPs
VA-ECMO
Temporary-BiVAD
IABP
VA-ECMO
LVvent
LVAD
IABP, VA-ECMO implantation after onset 3 day (PD 10) 19 days (PD 44) 3 days (PD 7)
VAD implantation after onset 20 days (PD 45) 125 days (PD 129)
MCS outcome Withdrawal Withdrawal Withdrawal
MCS implant duration (MCS withdrawal day) 20 days (PD 30) 41 days (PD 85) 286 days (PD 386)
Outcome Survival Survival Survival
  1. MCS mechanical circulatory support, IABP intra-aortic balloon pump, VA-ECMO veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, BiVAD biventricular assist device, VA-ECMO veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, LVAD left ventricular assist device, PD postpartum day