Congenital and acquired heart diseases: (A survey of 7062 persons).

  title={Congenital and acquired heart diseases: (A survey of 7062 persons).},
  author={Amara Malik},
  journal={Bangladesh Medical Research Council bulletin},
  volume={2 2},
  • Amara Malik
  • Published 1976 in Bangladesh Medical Research Council bulletin
A survey was carried out amongst 7062 people of different age groups in Dacca city and in a village. It was found that 207 (2.92%) persons had some sort of heart disease. Hypertension was present in 83 (1.10%) persons. Rheumatic heart disease, ischaemic heart disease and cardiac arrhythmia were detected in 53 (0.75%), 24 (0.33%) and 16 (0.22%) persons respectively. Congenital heart disease was found in 13 (0.18%) individuals, and 18 (0.25%) persons were suffering from cardiomypathy or… CONTINUE READING


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