Rheumatic heart disease: pilot study for a population-based evaluation of prevalence and cardiovascular outcomes among schoolchildren in Nepal

Shrestha, Nikesh Raj; Kalesan, Bindu; Karki, Prahlad; Sherpa, Kunjang; Basnet, Anil; Urban, Philip; Pilgrim, Thomas (2012). Rheumatic heart disease: pilot study for a population-based evaluation of prevalence and cardiovascular outcomes among schoolchildren in Nepal. BMJ open, 2(5) London: BMJ Publishing Group 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001616

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To evaluate a protocol for a population-based programme targeting the prevention of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) progression by early echocardiographic diagnosis of valvular lesions and timely implementation of secondary prevention.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Kalesan, Bindu and Pilgrim, Thomas

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

2044-6055

Publisher:

BMJ Publishing Group

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:36

Last Modified:

22 Dec 2014 03:34

Publisher DOI:

10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001616

PubMed ID:

23087010

Web of Science ID:

000315053900094

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.14390

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14390 (FactScience: 221357)

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