Predictors of mortality in chronic Chagas disease: a systematic review of observational studies.

@article{Rassi2007PredictorsOM,
  title={Predictors of mortality in chronic Chagas disease: a systematic review of observational studies.},
  author={Anis Rassi and S{\'e}rgio Gabriel Rassi},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2007},
  volume={115 9},
  pages={1101-8}
}
BACKGROUND Chagas disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Latin America. Knowledge of the predictors of prognosis can help clinical decision making by identifying patients' level of risk. METHODS AND RESULTS We reviewed the published literature on prognostic factors in patients with Chagas disease by performing a PubMed search for articles published in any language between 1985 and February 2006 and hand searches of the reference lists of retrieved articles. Studies were… CONTINUE READING
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