Risk of cardiovascular events associated with positive serology for Chagas: a systematic review.

@article{Linetzky2012RiskOC,
  title={Risk of cardiovascular events associated with positive serology for Chagas: a systematic review.},
  author={Bruno Linetzky and Jonatan Konfino and Noelia Castellana and Fernando De Maio and Mar{\'i}a Cecilia Bahit and Andr{\'e}s Orlandini and Rafael D{\'i}az},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={1356-66}
}
BACKGROUND Chagas disease affects mainly poor populations in Latin America. This review assesses the evidence on the independent risk of cardiovascular events associated with positive Chagas serology. METHODS We searched for studies using the following outcomes: death, stroke, new onset heart failure, heart failure hospitalization or evidence of left… CONTINUE READING