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Endemic cardiovascular diseases of the poorest billion

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The poorest billion people are distributed throughout the world, though most are concentrated in rural sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) data can be sparse in low- and middle-income countries beyond urban centers. Despite this urban bias, CVD registries from the poorest countries have long revealed a predominance of nonatherosclerotic stroke, hypertensive heart disease, nonischemic and Chagas cardiomyopathies, rheumatic heart disease, and congenital heart anomali...

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Peer review status:
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Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Circulation Journal website
Volume:
133
Issue:
24
Pages:
2561-2575
Publication date:
2016-06-14
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EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
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638749
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2016-08-16

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