Pregnancy Myxoma of the Heart

Author(s): Carole Toy

Objective The clinical characteristics of cardiac myxoma during pregnancy have not been sufficiently clarified, and the incidence of this condition is low. The goal of this article is to talk about the treatment options and risk factors that affect the chances of a healthy mother and child. Methods The present review includes 44 articles with 51 patients from a comprehensive search of the literature on cardiac myxoma in pregnancy. Conclusion It is critical to make a cardiac myxoma diagnosis during pregnancy. Due to the shorter operation time and non-emergency nature of the surgical intervention, surgical treatment of cardiac myxoma in pregnant patients has resulted in favorable maternal and fetal outcomes in the delivery group. Maternal and neonatal survival rates may even improve with better conditions for cardiopulmonary bypass and the timing of cardiac surgery