Rheumatic Heart Disease - An Iceberg in Tropical Waters.


Rheumatic heart disease ranks as one of the most serious cardiovascular scourges of the past century.1 As a result of improvements in living conditions and the introduction of penicillin, the disease was almost eradicated in the developed world by the 1980s. However, it remains a force to be reckoned with in the developing world, as demonstrated by an… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMe1705840


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@article{Marijon2017RheumaticHD, title={Rheumatic Heart Disease - An Iceberg in Tropical Waters.}, author={Eloi Marijon and David Stephen Celermajer and Xavier P Jouven}, journal={The New England journal of medicine}, year={2017}, volume={377 8}, pages={780-781} }