Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) - Causes, Risk factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

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Latest Publications and Research on Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)

J Thorac Dis    

A predictor for mitral valve repair in patient with rheumatic heart disease: the bending angle of anterior mitral leaflet.

Fu JT, Popal MS, Jiao YQ, Zhang HB, Zheng S, Hu QM, Han W, Meng X

Mobility and flexibility of anterior mitral leaflet (AML) are considered to be the important factor for mitral valve (MV) repair in rheumatic populati... Read More

Source: PubMed


Immunol. Invest.  2018 Jul 09  

Association of IL17 and IL23R gene polymorphisms with rheumatic heart disease in South Indian population.

Poomarimuthu M, Elango S, Solomon PR, Soundrapandian S, Mariakuttikan J

IL-23/Th17 signaling pathway plays a crucial role in the cell-mediated immune response against bacterial infections and also in the pathogenesis of in... Read More

Source: PubMed

PLoS ONE    

Predictive performance of six mortality risk scores and the development of a novel model in a prospective cohort of patients undergoing valve surgery secondary to rheumatic fever.

Mejia OAV, Antunes MJ, Goncharov M, Dallan LRP, Veronese E, Lapenna GA, Lisboa LAF, Dallan LAO, Brandão CMA, Zubelli J, Tarasoutchi F, Pomerantzeff PMA, Jatene FB

Mortality prediction after cardiac procedures is an essential tool in clinical decision making. Although rheumatic cardiac disease remains a major cau... Read More

Source: PubMed

BMC Cardiovasc Disord    

Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in Zambian school children.

Schwaninger S, Musuku J, Engel ME, Musonda P, Lungu JC, Machila E, Mtaja A, Mulendele E, Kavindele D, Spector J, Tadmor B, Gutierrez MM, Van Dam J, Colin L, Long A, Fishman MC, Mayosi BM, Zühlke LJ

The large global burden of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) has come to light in recent years following robust epidemiologic studies. As an operational r... Read More

Source: PubMed

Indian Heart J    

The association of plasma high-sensitivity C-reactive protein level with rheumatic heart disease: The possible role of inflammation.

Attar A, Marzban P, Moaref A, Aghasadeghi K

Currently, it is not clear whether recurrent traumatic events lead to progression of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) after the incident of acute rheumat... Read More

Source: PubMed

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