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Acute rheumatic fever

The bottom lineAcute rheumatic fever and its sequel, chronic rheumatic heart disease, are important global health problems: about 500 000 new cases occur annually and 34 million people worldwide hav...

Rheumatic fever - diagnosis and treatment

Many doctors may believe that acute rheumatic fever is a disease of the past, but it's estimated that, worldwide, there are 500,000 new annual cases, and that 15 million have chronic rheumatic heart d...

Barriers found that prevent Ugandans with rheumatic heart disease from receiving needed penicillin

Access to penicillin can prevent deaths from rheumatic heart disease. Researchers collaborated to learn about obstacles that prevent people from receiving the medication and find ways to overcome them...

New hopes for rheumatic fever vaccination

A new vaccine to combat the debilitating disease caused by rheumatic fever may soon become a reality, saving hundreds of thousands of deaths from preventable heart disease around the world each year.

Handheld echocardiography ups rheumatic heart disease detection

(HealthDay)—Handheld echocardiography (HAND) and auscultation improves detection of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) compared with auscultation alone, according to a study published online March 16 in ...

New Novartis collaboration aims to eliminate rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Zambia, Africa.

Basel, Switzerland/Cambridge, MA, February 28, 2013 - Novartis today announced that it has launched an effort to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Zambia in collaboration with the Lusaka University...

New Hopes for Rheumatic Fever Vaccine

A new vaccine to combat the debilitating disease caused by rheumatic fever may soon become a reality, saving hundreds of thousands of deaths from preventable heart disease around the world each year. ...

Handheld echocardiography ups rheumatic heart dz detection

(HealthDay)—Handheld echocardiography (HAND) and auscultation improves detection of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) compared with auscultation alone, according to a study published online March 16 in ...

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Rheumatic Heart Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments.

Rheumatic heart disease is a major problem in developing countries and is the cause of most of the cardiovascular mortality in young people, leading to about 250,000 deaths per year worldwide. This di...

Controlling acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in developing countries: are we getting closer?

To describe new developments (2013-2014) in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) relevant to developing countries.

Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Among Children - American Samoa, 2011-2012.

Acute rheumatic fever is a nonsuppurative, immune-mediated consequence of group A streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat). Recurrent or severe acute rheumatic fever can cause permanent cardiac valve ...

EuroSCORE Models in a Cohort of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease and a High Prevalence of Rheumatic Fever Submitted to Surgical Procedures.

Epidemiological differences can be found between Brazilian and European valvular heart disease patients. The prevalence of heart valve diseases due to rheumatic disease is significantly higher in the ...

Screening for Rheumatic Heart Disease among Peruvian Children: A Two-Stage Sampling Observational Study.

The objective of the study was to evaluate the implications of different classifications of rheumatic heart disease on estimated prevalence, and to systematically assess the importance of incidental f...

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