Rheumatic heart disease revisited: patterns of valvular involvement from a consecutive cohort in eastern Nepal

Shrestha, Nikesh Raj; Pilgrim, Thomas; Karki, Prahlad; Bhandari, Rupak; Basnet, Sandeep; Tiwari, Subikshya; Dhakal, Subodh Sagar; Urban, Philip (2012). Rheumatic heart disease revisited: patterns of valvular involvement from a consecutive cohort in eastern Nepal. Journal of cardiovascular medicine, 13(11), pp. 755-9. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.2459/JCM.0b013e32835854b6

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The burden of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) continues to be a major contributor to morbidity and premature death in poor and developing countries. We investigated patterns of valvular involvement in patients with RHD as observed in a large tertiary care hospital in eastern Nepal.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Pilgrim, Thomas

ISSN:

1558-2027

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:37

Last Modified:

05 Apr 2016 06:08

Publisher DOI:

10.2459/JCM.0b013e32835854b6

PubMed ID:

22914310

Web of Science ID:

000312030800013

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.14980

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14980 (FactScience: 222128)

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