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Newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease among indigenous populations in the Pacific.

Authors
  • Mirabel, Mariana1
  • Tafflet, Muriel2
  • Noël, Baptiste3
  • Parks, Tom4
  • Axler, Olivier3
  • Robert, Jacques3
  • Nadra, Marie3
  • Phelippeau, Gwendolyne3
  • Descloux, Elodie3
  • Cazorla, Cécile3
  • Missotte, Isabelle3
  • Gervolino, Shirley3
  • Barguil, Yann3
  • Rouchon, Bernard5
  • Laumond, Sylvie6
  • Jubeau, Thierry7
  • Braunstein, Corinne3
  • Empana, Jean-Philippe2
  • Marijon, Eloi1
  • Jouven, Xavier1
  • 1 Département de Cardiologie, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France INSERM U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre - PARCC, Paris, France Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France. , (France)
  • 2 INSERM U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre - PARCC, Paris, France Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France. , (France)
  • 3 Department of Cardiology, Centre Hospitalier Territorial de Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouméa, New Caledonia. , (New Caledonia)
  • 4 University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • 5 Agence Sanitaire et Sociale de Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouméa, New Caledonia. , (New Caledonia)
  • 6 Direction des Affaires Sanitaires et Sociales, Nouméa, New Caledonia. , (New Caledonia)
  • 7 Département des Evacuations Sanitaires, Contrôle Médical Unifié, CAFAT, Nouméa, New Caledonia. , (New Caledonia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Heart
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2015
Volume
101
Issue
23
Pages
1901–1906
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308237
PMID: 26537732
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Newly diagnosed RHD is associated with poor outcomes, mainly in patients with moderate or severe valve disease and no secondary prophylaxis.

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