publication . Article . 2017

Cardiovascular involvement in severe malaria: A prospective study in Ranchi, Jharkhand

Hemant Narayan Ray; Darshit Doshi; Appu Rajan; Amit K Singh; S B Singh; M K Das;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Journal of Vector Borne Diseases (issn: 0972-9062, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Background & objectives: Malaria is considered as the most important parasitic disease of humans, causing seri- ous illness that can be fatal, if not diagnosed and treated immediately. It is a multisystem disorder affecting nearly every system of the body. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the involvement of cardiovascular system in severe malaria using non-invasive methods. Methods: This prospective study was conducted on patients of severe malaria who were admitted between June and November 2015 in the Department of Medicine, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. A total of 27 cases (18 males and 9 females; a...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Circulatory failure; ECG; echocardiography; falciparum malaria; Jharkhand, Infectious and parasitic diseases, RC109-216
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