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High rates for rheumatic heart disease persist in poorer areas

10:06 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | Healio

The burden of rheumatic heart disease has decreased worldwide since 1990, but high rates persisted in poorer regions, according to a review published in The New England Journal of Medicine.David A. Watkins, MD, MPH, physician-scientist in the department of medicine at University of Washington in Seattle and senior researcher at the Disease Control Priorities Network, and colleagues systematically reviewed data on worldwide rates of fatal and nonfatal rheumatic heart disease between 1990 and 2015.

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