[Asymptomatic Chagas disease. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic findings].

@article{Rigou2001AsymptomaticCD,
  title={[Asymptomatic Chagas disease. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic findings].},
  author={Daniel G Rigou and Nicol{\'a}s Gullone and Lucio Carnevali and Antonio F de Rosa},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2001},
  volume={61 5 Pt 1},
  pages={541-4}
}
A total of 70 blood-donor volunteers were studied to determine the utility of the echocardiogram and Doppler in the diagnosis of cardiopathies in asymptomatic patients with Chagas disease. These patients came from endemic areas and had humoral positive reactions for South American Trypanosomiasis. They were checked against a control group of blood-donors with no environmental antecedents and with negative reactions. Both groups were similar in age and sex. The chagasic group showed an abnormal… CONTINUE READING

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