Lone Atrial Fibrillation during Pregnancy in a Young Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review

Youssef Fihri *

Department of Cardiological, Intensive Care Unit, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Jihane Fagouri

Rhythmology Department, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Driss Britel

Department of Cardiological, Intensive Care Unit, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Zakaria Lahlafi

Department of Cardiological, Intensive Care Unit, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Hicham Faliouni

Department of Cardiological, Intensive Care Unit, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Soumia Faid

Department of Cardiological, Intensive Care Unit, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Meriem Bennani

Rhythmology Department, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Hicham Bouzelmat

Rhythmology Department, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Zouhair Lakhal

Department of Cardiological, Intensive Care Unit, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Aatef Benyass

Cardiology Center, Mohamed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The period of pregnancy is a particular period during which several hormonal and physiological changes occur in the functioning of the pregnant woman causing many changes to the normal functioning of the body and especially the heart. with the appearance of arrhythmias and in particular AF which remains rare in pregnant women with a healthy heart. In this work we present a case of a 38-year-old woman, pregnant at 30 weeks who presents palpitations related to atrial fibrillation and the cardiological exploration objectified a healthy heart. The hemodynamic, hormonal and drug hypotheses are among the etiologies mentioned in this condition. During this paper, we have tried to review the different arguments posed in the literature and the means of suspicion and diagnosis.

Keywords: Fibrillation, pregnancy, physiological changes, drug hypotheses


How to Cite

Fihri , Youssef, Jihane Fagouri, Driss Britel, Zakaria Lahlafi, Hicham Faliouni, Soumia Faid, Meriem Bennani, Hicham Bouzelmat, Zouhair Lakhal, and Aatef Benyass. 2023. “Lone Atrial Fibrillation During Pregnancy in a Young Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review”. Asian Journal of Cardiology Research 6 (1):56-62. https://journalajcr.com/index.php/AJCR/article/view/135.

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