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Collaborative care model linked to better outcomes in pregnant women

Key clinical point: A multidisciplinary cardio-obstetrics team-based care model may help improve cardiovascular care for pregnant women with cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Major finding: After a median follow-up of 2.6 years, the 30-day and 90-day cardiovascular readmission rates were 1.9% and 4.6%.

Study details: A retrospective cohort analysis of 306 pregnant women with underlying CVD.

Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The authors of this paper disclosed no conflicts of interest.


Magun E et al. JACC. 2020 Nov 3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.08.071.