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Large-scale community echocardiographic screening reveals a major burden of undiagnosed valvular heart disease in older people: the OxVALVE Population Cohort Study

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Background

Valvular heart disease (VHD) is expected to become more common as the population ages. However, current estimates of its natural history and prevalence are based on historical studies with potential sources of bias. We conducted a cross-sectional analysis of the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of VHD identified at recruitment of a large cohort of older people.

Method and Results

We enrolled 2500 individuals aged ≥65 years from a primary car...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/eurheartj/ehw229

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
47
Pages:
3515-3522
Publication date:
2016-06-01
Acceptance date:
2016-05-18
DOI:
ISSN:
1522-9645
Source identifiers:
634128
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pubs:634128
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uuid:c96ba89b-9542-4323-817d-e85b40fdf30e
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pubs:634128
Deposit date:
2016-07-14

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