Acute Rheumatic Fever & Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease

by I B Vijayalakshmi

This book provides a detailed description of various acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and chronic Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and gives the detail of management of these diseases. The book allows practitioners and the medical students to approach these diagnostic problems through assessment and integration of the history, physical examination, investigations, especially the modern tool, the echocardiography and learn the prevention of the disease and its complications. The book highlights that these diseases are still in the starting condition undetected and untreated in many poor and backward areas of the world. Taking the reference from past medical research in this area, tremendous progress is made in interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery, the benefit of which should reach the patients of RHD in advance stage. The purpose of the book to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to ARF and RHD is reduced in the children so that lead hale and healthy life.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vijayalakshmi I B Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789350252574
Speciality Cardiology, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11212
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 364
Book Type Professional

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