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Clinical outcomes for young people with screening-detected and clinically-diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in Fiji

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Background Echocardiographic screening is under consideration as a disease control strategy for rheumatic heart disease (RHD). However, clinical outcomes of young people with screening-detected RHD are unknown. We aimed to describe the outcomes for a cohort with screening-detected RHD, in comparison to patients with clinically-diagnosed RHD. Methods A retrospective cohort study included all young people with screening-detected RHD in the Central Division of ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.04.004

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0000-0002-4909-1287
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1163-8654
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Fiji RHD Control Program More from this funder
Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services More from this funder
Cure Kids New Zealand More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cardiology Journal website
Volume:
240
Pages:
422-427
Publication date:
2017-04-06
Acceptance date:
2017-04-03
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ISSN:
0167-5273
Pubs id:
pubs:853486
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uri:7fa6c420-245b-48ea-8540-d94268c17ae9
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uuid:7fa6c420-245b-48ea-8540-d94268c17ae9
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pubs:853486

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