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Table 3 Pre- and post-MCS cardiac function

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

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
MCS IABP IABPs
VA-ECMO
Temporary-BiVAD
IABP
VA-ECMO
LVvent
LVAD
INTERMACS before MCS and symptoms Profile 2 Profile 1 Profile1
Pre-MCS LVEDd (mm) 63.2 67 69
Pre-MCS LVEF (%) 19.4 22 22
Pre-MCS CO (L/min) 3.26 3.47 on PCPS, IABP
Pre-MCS PAP (s/d/m: mmHg) 16/10 (13) 49/20 (27) 43/24 (32) on PCPS, IABP
Pre-MCS LVEDd (mm) 65 46  
Post-MCS LVEF (%) 23 32 56
Post-MCS CO (L/min) 3.9 4.52 4.36
Pre-MCS PAP (s/d/m: mmHg) 21/6 (13) 21/11 (15) 35/15 (24)
  1. LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, LVEDd left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, CO cardiac output, PAP pulmonary atrial pressure, MCS mechanical circulatory support, PCPS percutaneous cardiopulmonary support, IABP intra-aortic balloon pump, VA-ECMO veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, BiVAD biventricular assist device, LVAD left ventricular assist device