Endomyocardial Fibrosis in Bahia, Brazil.

  title={Endomyocardial Fibrosis in Bahia, Brazil.},
  author={Zilton de Ara{\'u}jo Andrade and Arm{\^e}nio Costa Guimar{\~a}es},
  journal={British heart journal},
Endomyocardial fibrosis was originally reported as a prevalent condition leading to fatal cardiac failure in Uganda (Davies, 1960; Shillingford and Somers, 1961). Shortly afterwards, reports of new cases came from other African regions (Turner and Manson-Bahr, 1960; Abrahams, 1962) and isolated cases were recognized in America (Ishak and Tschumy, 1962), Europe (Lynch and Watt, 1957; Faruque, 1963), and Asia (Nagaratnam and Dissanayake, 1959). Great interest has been attached to the geographical… CONTINUE READING


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