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BACKGROUND Rheumatic heart disease remains an important preventable cause of cardiovascular death and disability, particularly in… Expand Over the past 5 years, the advent of echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) has revealed a higher RHD… Expand BACKGROUND
Epidemiologic studies of the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease have used clinical screening with echocardiographic… Expand The global burden of disease caused by group A streptococcus (GAS) is not known. We review recent population-based data to… Expand Although the rise in ischaemic heart disease in England and Wales has been associated with increasing prosperity, mortality rates… Expand In the Framingham Study 2325 men and 2866 women 30 to 62 years old at entry were followed biennially over 22 years for the… Expand Abstract The incidence of congestive heart failure was determined in relation to prior diabetic status in 5,209 men and women… Expand Abstract The natural history of congestive heart failure was studied over a 16-year period in 5192 persons initially free of the… Expand RESEARCH into rheumatic heart disease has progressively yielded a series of important facts and a good deal that is still… Expand Herewith is presented an interim report on a long-term study of 1000 patients followed since their childhood rheumatism. The… Expand