Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease in a Public School of Belo Horizonte

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Miranda, Lavinia Pimentel; Camargos, Paulo Augusto Moreira; Torres, Rosália Morais; Meira, Zilda Maria Alves;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC
  • Subject: Rheumatic Fever / epidemiology | Prevalence | Rheumatic Heart Disease | Heart Valves | Echocardiography, Doppler | Febre Reumática / epidemiologia | Prevalência | Cardiomiopatia Reumática | Valvas Cardíacas | Ecocardiograma Doppler

Background: Previous studies indicate that compared with physical examination, Doppler echocardiography identifies a larger number of cases of rheumatic heart disease in apparently healthy individuals. Objectives: To determine the prevalence of rheumatic heart dise... View more
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