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Table 3 Comparison of echocardiographic findings in women with RHD during pregnancy and at follow-up

From: The personal and clinical impact of screen-detected maternal rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: a prospective follow up study

  Pregnancy (n = 40) Follow-up (n = 40) p-value
RHD severity
 Mild RHD 20 24 0.50
 Moderate/Severe RHD 20 14 0.26
 Normal (non-pathologic MR) 0 2 0.49
Mitral regurgitation
 Trivial/Mild 17 21 0.50
 Moderate/Severe 17 11 0.24
Mitral stenosis
 Mild 0 0 n/a*
 Moderate 1 1 n/a*
 Severe 0 0 n/a*
Aortic insufficiency
 Mild 3 3 n/a*
 Moderate 2 2 n/a*
 Severe 0 0 n/a*
  1. *Not calculated secondary to low numbers