Prevalence and outcome of subclinical rheumatic heart disease in India: the RHEUMATIC (Rheumatic Heart Echo Utilisation and Monitoring Actuarial Trends in Indian Children) study

Anita Saxena, Sivasubramanian Ramakrishnan, Ambuj Roy, Sandeep Seth, Anand Krishnan, Puneet Misra, Mani Kalaivani, Balram Bhargava, Marcus D Flather, Philip P A Poole-Wilson

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Abstract

To study the prevalence and medium term outcome of subclinical rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in India.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2018-22
Number of pages5
JournalHeart
Volume97
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Age Distribution
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Echocardiography, Doppler
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • India
  • Male
  • Mass Screening
  • Prevalence
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sex Distribution
  • Socioeconomic Factors

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