Genomes and Genes
rheumatic heart disease
Summary: The most important manifestation of and sequel to rheumatic fever, i.e., any cardiac involvement in rheumatic fever. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Publications284 found, 100 shown here
- Molecular mimicry in the autoimmune pathogenesis of rheumatic heart diseaseLuiza Guilherme
Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Autoimmunity 39:31-9. 2006..the immune response against the group A streptococcus attacks the rheumatic valve leading to chronic rheumatic heart disease. Both B- and T-cell responses are involved in the process, and evidence for the hypotheses of molecular ..
- Rheumatic heart disease: mediation by complex immune eventsL Guilherme
Heart Institute InCor, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Adv Clin Chem 53:31-50. 2011..b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD), the most serious complication, occurs in 30-45% of RF patients and leads to chronic valvular ..
- The global burden of group A streptococcal diseasesJonathan R Carapetis
Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Lancet Infect Dis 5:685-94. 2005..that there are at least 517,000 deaths each year due to severe GAS diseases (eg, acute rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease, post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis, and invasive infections)...
- Rheumatic heart diseaseEloi Marijon
Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre, INSERM U970, European Georges Pompidou Hospital, Paris, France
Lancet 379:953-64. 2012b>Rheumatic heart disease, often neglected by media and policy makers, is a major burden in developing countries where it causes most of the cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in young people, leading to about 250,000 deaths per year ..
- World Heart Federation criteria for echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease--an evidence-based guidelineBo Reményi
Green Lane Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Nat Rev Cardiol 9:297-309. 2012Over the past 5 years, the advent of echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) has revealed a higher RHD burden than previously thought...
- Echocardiography screening for rheumatic heart disease in Ugandan schoolchildrenAndrea Beaton
Children s National Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, 111 Michigan Ave, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Circulation 125:3127-32. 2012Historically, sub-Saharan Africa has had the highest prevalence rates of clinically detected rheumatic heart disease (RHD). Echocardiography-based screening improves detection of RHD in endemic regions...
- Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease detected by echocardiographic screeningEloi Marijon
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
N Engl J Med 357:470-6. 2007Epidemiologic studies of the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease have used clinical screening with echocardiographic confirmation of suspected cases...
- Rheumatic heart disease screening by echocardiography: the inadequacy of World Health Organization criteria for optimizing the diagnosis of subclinical diseaseEloi Marijon
Universite Paris Descartes, AP HP, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, France
Circulation 120:663-8. 2009Early case detection is vital in rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in children to minimize the risk of advanced valvular heart disease by preventive measures...
- Rheumatic and nonrheumatic valvular heart disease: epidemiology, management, and prevention in AfricaMohammed Rafique Essop
Division of Cardiology, Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Circulation 112:3584-91. 2005..Acute rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic valvular disease in their most virulent form are still commonly encountered and impose a huge burden on limited healthcare resources...
- Incidence and characteristics of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in urban African adults: insights from the heart of Soweto studyKaren Sliwa
Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, Department of Cardiology, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Bertsham, 2013 Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
Eur Heart J 31:719-27. 2010Little is known on the incidence and clinical characteristics of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in adulthood from urban African communities in epidemiologic transition.
- Ficolin 2 (FCN2) functional polymorphisms and the risk of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart diseaseI J Messias-Reason
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tubingen, 72074 Tubingen, Germany
Clin Exp Immunol 157:395-9. 2009..pyogenes, which is the aetiological agent of rheumatic fever (RF) and its most severe sequelae, chronic rheumatic heart disease (CRHD)...
- Occurrence, aetiology and challenges in the management of congestive heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: experience of the Cardiac Centre in Shisong, CameroonJacques Cabral Tantchou Tchoumi
Cardiac Centre, St Elizabeth Catholic General Hospital Shisong, Cameroon
Pan Afr Med J 8:11. 2011..The aim of the study was to investigate the occurrence, the aetiology and the management of congestive heart failure in the cardiac centre of the St. Elizabeth catholic general hospital Shisong in Cameroon...
- TGF-beta1 expression and atrial myocardium fibrosis increase in atrial fibrillation secondary to rheumatic heart diseaseHua Xiao
Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China
Clin Cardiol 33:149-56. 2010..Transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) was one of the main factors for accelerating collagen production. The contribution of TGF-beta1 in the pathogenesis of AF needs further investigation...
- The challenges of cardiac surgery for African childrenAna O H Mocumbi
Instituto do Coracao, Maputo, Mozambique
Cardiovasc J Afr 23:165-7. 2012....
- Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the top end of Australia's Northern TerritoryJ R Carapetis
Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Med J Aust 164:146-9. 1996To describe the epidemiological and clinical features of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Top End of the Northern Territory.
- Is primary prevention of rheumatic fever the missing link in the control of rheumatic heart disease in Africa?Ganesan Karthikeyan
Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Circulation 120:709-13. 2009Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease continue to be major public health problems in the developing world, particularly in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa...
- The epidemiological features of heart failure in developing countries: a review of the literatureG F Mendez
Cardiac Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY, UK
Int J Cardiol 80:213-9. 2001..We review the published data on the epidemiology of heart failure in such countries. Rheumatic heart disease remains a major cause of heart failure in Africa and Asia, especially in the young...
- One year echocardiographic study of rheumatic heart disease at Enugu, NigeriaI O Essien
Department of Medicine, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo
Niger Postgrad Med J 15:175-8. 2008b>Rheumatic heart disease is one of the commonest causes of heart disease in Nigeria. Previous studies on rheumatic heart disease in Nigeria were either clinical or retrospective echocardiographic studies...
- Echocardiographic profile of rheumatic heart disease at a tertiary cardiac centreHamza Arslan Aurakzai
Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 21:122-6. 2009b>Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries like Pakistan...
- Time to use ultrasound and not stethoscopes for rheumatic heart disease screeningEloi Marijon
Departement de Cardiologie, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, 20 rue Leblanc, 75908 Paris Cedex 15, France
Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:E1-3. 2008
- Echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart diseaseEloi Marijon
Bull World Health Organ 86:84. 2008
- Prevalence and pattern of rheumatic heart disease in the Nigerian savannah: an echocardiographic studyM U Sani
Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
Cardiovasc J Afr 18:295-9. 2007b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a major public health problem in developing countries. Whereas Africa has 10% of the world's population, as many as half of the 2.4 million children affected by RHD globally live on the continent...
- Systematic Review: Estimation of global burden of non-suppurative sequelae of upper respiratory tract infection: rheumatic fever and post-streptococcal glomerulonephritisStewart J Jackson
Centre for Population Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Trop Med Int Health 16:2-11. 2011To establish the incidence of post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) and acute rheumatic fever, the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD), and to estimate morbidity and mortality caused by these diseases globally.
- Rheumatic valvulopathies occurence, pattern and follow-up in rural area: the experience of the Shisong Hospital, CameroonJ C Tantchou Tchoumi
St Elizabeth Catholic General Hospital, Shisong, P O Box 8 Kumbo, Cameroun
Bull Soc Pathol Exot 102:155-8. 2009b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains a major public health problem in developing countries. Whereas Africa has 10% of the world's population, broadly as many as half of the 2.4 million children affected by RHD live on the continent...
- Congenital heart disease and rheumatic heart disease in Africa: recent advances and current prioritiesLiesl Zuhlke
Department of Paediatrics, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Heart 99:1554-61. 2013..prevalence of heart diseases in children and young adults, including congenital heart disease (CHD) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD)...
- Prevention and treatment of rheumatic heart disease in the developing worldAndrew C Steer
Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
Nat Rev Cardiol 6:689-98. 2009The prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in industrialized countries has declined dramatically over the last century, but the disease remains an important global health problem with the burden of disease shouldered by developing ..
- The role of HLA molecules in susceptibility to chronic rheumatic heart diseaseH Kudat
Department of Cardiology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
Int J Immunogenet 33:41-4. 2006..and a general consensus on the relation between human leucocyte antigen (HLA) class II antigens and rheumatic heart disease (RHD), the details and the culprit antigens are still controversial...
- Echocardiographic patterns of juvenile rheumatic heart disease at the Kenyatta National Hospital, NairobiC Yuko-Jowi
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P O Box 19676 00202 Nairobi, Kenya
East Afr Med J 82:514-9. 2005To describe the echocardiographic features of children with rheumatic heart disease seen at the Kenyatta National Hospital.
- Features of acute ischemic stroke with rheumatic heart disease in a hospitalized Chinese populationDeren Wang
Stroke Clinical Research Unit, Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Center, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan Province, PR China
Stroke 43:2853-7. 2012b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is an important risk factor for ischemic stroke in developing countries. Observational data on its characteristics and influence on outcome or recurrence of ischemic stroke are scarce...
- Echocardiographic screening for subclinical rheumatic heart disease remains a research tool pending studies of impact on prognosisLiesl Zuhlke
Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Red Cross War Memorial Children s Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Curr Cardiol Rep 15:343. 2013..The application of portable echocardiography to the screening of asymptomatic children and young adults for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in developing countries indicates that the disease may affect 62 million to 78 million individuals ..
- Clinical spectrum of chronic rheumatic heart disease in IndiaAnand Chockalingam
Department of Cardiology, Madras Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India
J Heart Valve Dis 12:577-81. 2003The study aim was to determine prevalence and patterns of chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in developing countries, where it remains a major cause of mortality and morbidity...
- Rationale and design of a Global Rheumatic Heart Disease Registry: the REMEDY studyGanesan Karthikeyan
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Am Heart J 163:535-40.e1. 2012b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the principal cause of valvular heart disease-related mortality and morbidity in low- and middle-income countries. The disease predominantly affects children and young adults...
- Priming the immune system for heart disease: a perspective on group A streptococciNadia M J Ellis
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
J Infect Dis 202:1059-67. 2010....
- Prospective comparison of clinical and echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic carditis: long term follow up of patients with subclinical diseaseF E Figueroa
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Los Andes, Avenida San Carlos de Apoquindo 2200, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Heart 85:407-10. 2001..To determine the frequency of occurrence and long term evolution of subclinical carditis in patients with acute rheumatic fever...
- Mortality due to acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Northern Territory: a preventable cause of death in aboriginal peopleJ R Carapetis
Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory
Aust N Z J Public Health 23:159-63. 1999To determine the death rates and effect on premature mortality in the Northern Territory of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
- Progression of isolated tricuspid regurgitation late after mitral valve surgery for rheumatic mitral valve diseaseChisato Izumi
Department of Cardiology, Tenri Hospital, Nara, Japan
J Heart Valve Dis 11:353-6. 2002..The study aim was to investigate severe isolated TR late after mitral valve surgery for rheumatic mitral valve disease...
- Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in school children in Bikaner: an echocardiographic studyK L Periwal
Department of Pediatrics, SP Medical College and Associated Group of Hospitals, Bikaner, India
J Assoc Physicians India 54:279-82. 2006To determine prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) using clinical and echocardiographic criteria and to study influence of socioeconomic status (SES) we studied school children in a north-western Indian town.
- Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: clinical profile of 550 cases in IndiaM S Ravisha
Department of Pediatrics, Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Arch Med Res 34:382-7. 2003..of this paper were to analyze the clinical presentation of children with rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD), to determine the cardiac sequel of RF and valvular affection due to RF, and to study clinical ..
- Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease: has it declined in India?S Ramakrishnan
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
Natl Med J India 22:72-4. 2009b>Rheumatic heart disease continues to be a major health problem in many parts of the world...
- The Drakensberg declaration on the control of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in AfricaBongani Mayosi
University of Cape Town, South Africa
S Afr Med J 96:246. 2006
- Evaluation of a screening protocol using auscultation and portable echocardiography to detect asymptomatic rheumatic heart disease in Tongan schoolchildrenJonathan R Carapetis
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:411-7. 2008b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is an important problem in developing countries; however, many cases are detected only when the disease has progressed to cardiac failure...
- Rheumatic heart disease and its control in the PacificSamantha M Colquhoun
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:1517-24. 2009Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease continue to be a huge public-health burden on many Pacific Island countries...
- Epidemiology of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in a rural community in northern IndiaA Grover
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Bull World Health Organ 71:59-66. 1993The epidemiology of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in a rural community (total population 114,610) in northern India was studied by setting up a registry based on primary health care centres...
- High incidence of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the republics of Central AsiaNazgul A Omurzakova
Institute of Medical Science, St Marianna University, Kawasaki, Japan
Int J Rheum Dis 12:79-83. 2009The epidemiological situation involving rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) not only remains unresolved but is also a cause of serious concern due to the rapid increase in the incidence of RF/RHD in many developing ..
- Rheumatic heart disease in Ethiopia: could it be more malignant?Kebede Oli
Department of Internal Medicine, Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ethiop Med J 42:1-8. 2004..Factors responsible for rapid course in an Ethiopian need to be addressed urgently...
- Prevention and control of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: the Cuban experience (1986-1996-2002)P Nordet
World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
Cardiovasc J Afr 19:135-40. 2008Rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are still major medical and public health problems mainly in developing countries...
- Assessment of a register-based rheumatic heart disease secondary prevention program in an Australian Aboriginal communitySabry Eissa
Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, United Kingdom
Aust N Z J Public Health 29:521-5. 2005To assess specific performance indicators relating to a register-based acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (ARF/RHD) prevention program in a remote Australian Aboriginal community in order to identify the most appropriate ..
- Declining prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in rural schoolchildren in India: 2001-2002V Jacob Jose
Department of Cardiology, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore
Indian Heart J 55:158-60. 2003b>Rheumatic heart disease is still a major health problem in developing countries such as India and, for the health planners to allocate funds, the actual prevalence of the disease should be known...
- Pathogenic mechanisms in rheumatic carditis: focus on valvular endotheliumS Roberts
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
J Infect Dis 183:507-11. 2001To clarify immune-mediated mechanisms in rheumatic heart disease caused by group A streptococcal infection, valve tissues from rheumatic patients with valvular heart disease who required valve replacement were studied for reactivity with ..
- PDIA3, HSPA5 and vimentin, proteins identified by 2-DE in the valvular tissue, are the target antigens of peripheral and heart infiltrating T cells from chronic rheumatic heart disease patientsKellen C Fae
Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Autoimmun 31:136-41. 2008..b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD), the major manifestation of RF, is characterized by inflammation of heart valves and myocardium...
- Pregnancy in women with heart disease in sub-Saharan AfricaMaboury Diao
Service de cardiologie, CHU Aristide Le Dantec, Faculté de Médecine de Dakar, BP 6633, Dakar Etoile, Senegal
Arch Cardiovasc Dis 104:370-4. 2011..Although previous studies showed that pregnancy with heart disease is associated with significant complications, few focused on patients with valvular heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Pattern of heart failure in a Nigerian teaching hospitalArthur C Onwuchekwa
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Vasc Health Risk Manag 5:745-50. 2009..Congestive cardiac failure (CCF) has emerged as a major public health problem worldwide and imposes an escalating burden on the health care system...
- Detection of nanobacteria-like material from calcified cardiac valves with rheumatic heart diseaseYe Rong Hu
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Second Xiang Ya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
Cardiovasc Pathol 19:286-92. 2010..Pathological calcification is also present in cardiac valves with rheumatic heart disease. The aim of this study was to detect, isolate, culture, and characterize nanobacteria-like material from ..
- Mimicry in recognition of cardiac myosin peptides by heart-intralesional T cell clones from rheumatic heart diseaseKellen C Fae
Heart Institute Instituto do Coração University of São Paulo, School of Medicine, Avenida Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 44 9o andar, 05403 000 Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Immunol 176:5662-70. 2006..human proteins has been considered as a mechanism leading to autoimmune reactions in rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (RHD)...
- High prevalence of rheumatic heart disease detected by echocardiography in school childrenManeesha Bhaya
Sardar Patel Medical College and Associated Group of Hospitals, Department of Cardiology, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Echocardiography 27:448-53. 2010It is fairly easy to detect advanced valve lesions of established rheumatic heart disease by echocardiography in the clinically identified cases of rheumatic heart disease...
- Serum cardiac troponin-I in active rheumatic carditisB Oran
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Indian J Pediatr 68:943-4. 2001..The study was performed to investigate the level of serum cardiac troponin I (cTnI), a specific marker for myocardial cell damage, in the acute rheumatic carditis (RC)...
- Pathology and pathogenesis of rheumatic heart diseaseP Chopra
Department of Pathology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Indian J Pathol Microbiol 50:685-97. 2007Cardiovascular disease is on the rise. In India and other developing countries, rheumatic heart disease (RHD) continues to be a major public health problem and contributes to significant cardiac morbidity and mortality...
- Prevalence of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in rural BangladeshJasimuddin Ahmed
National Center for Control of Rheumatic Fever and Heart Diseases, Sher E Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Trop Doct 35:160-1. 2005..5923 rural Bangladeshi children aged 5-15 years to determine the prevalence of rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD). The prevalence was found to be 1.2 (95% confidence interval 0.3-2...
- Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: genetics and pathogenesisL Guilherme
Heart Institute InCor, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Scand J Immunol 66:199-207. 2007..human proteins is considered as the triggering factor leading to autoimmunity in rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD)...
- Frequency of severe mitral stenosis in young female patients having pure mitral stenosis secondary to rheumatic heart diseaseShakeel Ahmad
Department of Cardiology, Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad, Pakistan
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 22:19-22. 2010High morbidity and mortality due to Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) associated with females is mainly because of late diagnosis on one hand and socioeconomic reasons on the other hand...
- The state of heart disease in SudanA Suliman
Department of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Cardiovasc J Afr 22:191-6. 2011..In Africa, the burden of CVD is increasing rapidly and it is now a public health concern. Epidemiological data on diseases is scarce and fragmented on the continent...
- Primary triple valve surgery for advanced rheumatic heart disease in Mainland China: a single-center experience with 871 clinical casesQing qi Han
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:845-50. 2007Triple valve surgery (TVS) is still of choice for advanced rheumatic heart disease (RHD), which has been associated with reported poor early and late outcomes...
- Autoantibodies in the sera of patients with rheumatic heart disease: characterization of myocardial antigens by two-dimensional immunoblotting and N-terminal sequence analysisD Tontsch
Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Clin Exp Immunol 121:270-4. 2000..and the range of cross-reactive tissue antigens for streptococcal-induced antibodies identified in rheumatic heart disease is still expanding...
- High prevalence of subclinical rheumatic heart disease in pregnant women in a developing country: an echocardiographic studyHåvard Otto
Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Echocardiography 28:1049-53. 2011Pregnant women with rheumatic heart disease (RHD) carry a high risk of morbidity and mortality. In this study the prevalence of subclinical RHD in pregnant women in Keren, Eritrea was assessed using echocardiography.
- Ongoing inflammation in children with rheumatic heart diseaseNevin M M Habeeb
Pediatric Cardiology Department and Clinical Pathology Department, Ain Shams University, 15 A Saraya Al Kobba Square, Cairo, Egypt
Cardiol Young 21:334-9. 2011To elucidate the hypothesis of ongoing inflammation in children with chronic rheumatic heart disease, and its possible consequences.
- Surgical challenges in rheumatic heart disease in the Australian indigenous populationAli M Alizzi
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Heart Lung Circ 19:295-8. 2010Acute rheumatic fever, leading to rheumatic heart disease (RHD), is rare in Australia except amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
- Stroke and rheumatic heart disease: a systematic review of observational studiesDeren Wang
Stroke Clinical Research Unit, Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:1575-82. 2013Ischemic stroke is a severe complication of rheumatic heart disease (RHD), but data about its incidence and case-fatality in RHD patients' population is unclear...
- Mitral valve repair versus replacement in patients with rheumatic heart diseaseZhenhua Wang
Department of Surgery, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fu Wai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Disease, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People s Republic of China
J Heart Valve Dis 22:333-9. 2013Rheumatic fever is still the main cause of valve disease in developing countries. The study aim was to investigate the appropriateness of mitral valve repair in adult patients with rheumatic heart disease (RHD).
- Acute rheumatic fever and its consequences: a persistent threat to developing nations in the 21st centuryJennifer L Lee
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Suite 6510, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Autoimmun Rev 9:117-23. 2009..The major source of morbidity and mortality of ARF stems from rheumatic heart disease (RHD), although the cardinal symptoms of the disease also include polyarthritis, Sydenham's chorea, ..
- Apparent contrasting rates of pharyngitis and pyoderma in regions where rheumatic heart disease is highly prevalentMalcolm McDonald
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Heart Lung Circ 16:254-9. 2007..was to describe the epidemiology of pharyngitis and pyoderma in a Central Australian Aboriginal community with a high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and compare it to communities in the Top End of the Northern Territory.
- Maternal and perinatal outcome in rheumatic heart diseaseH Sawhney
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 80:9-14. 2003To study the maternal and perinatal outcome of pregnancies complicated by rheumatic heart disease.
- Adhesion molecule expression and ventricular remodeling in chronic rheumatic heart disease: a cause or effect in the disease progression--a pilot studyUma Nahar Saikia
Department of Histopathology PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Cardiovasc Pathol 21:83-8. 2012Rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remains one of the most important causes of cardiovascular morbidity leading to a major public health problem, especially in developing countries...
- The value of echocardiography in the diagnosis and followup of rheumatic carditis in children and adolescents: a 2 year prospective studyM O Hilario
Department of Pediatrics, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Rheumatol 27:1082-6. 2000..To evaluate echocardiographic/Doppler findings in patients with rheumatic fever whether or not clinical manifestations of carditis were present, and the followup of these findings 24 months after the acute phase...
- Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy in patients with severe mitral stenosis and acute rheumatic feverS S Kothari
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India
Pediatr Cardiol 27:347-50. 2006..PTMC can be performed in children with ARF without an increase in procedural complications. However, the restenosis rates appear to be higher...
- Serum cardiac troponin I in acute rheumatic feverMonesha Gupta
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
Am J Cardiol 89:779-82. 2002
- Subclinical carditis in rheumatic fever: a systematic reviewMarissa Tubridy-Clark
Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Cardiol 119:54-8. 2007..We aimed to review the existing literature on the prevalence and outcome of SCC in ARF...
- Intermediate-term results of percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy in children less than 12 years of ageShyam S Kothari
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 64:487-90. 2005..4% 8.7%. PTMC provides excellent intermediate-term palliation even in young children with rheumatic mitral stenosis...
- Patient views on the management of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Kimberley: a qualitative studyChristine M Mincham
School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 11:260-5. 2003To describe, from a patient perspective, factors leading to suboptimal management of individuals with rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) among members of the Kimberley population.
- Enterovirus replication in valvular tissue from patients with chronic rheumatic heart diseaseY Li
Cell and Molecular Biology Section, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
Eur Heart J 23:567-73. 2002To investigate the involvement of enterovirus infection in chronic, rheumatic heart disease.
- Association of tumor necrosis factor-alpha polymorphisms with susceptibility and clinical outcomes of rheumatic heart diseaseAmal A Mohamed
Department of Clinical and Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University 11562, Cairo, Egypt amal_abd_elwahab yahoo com
Saudi Med J 31:644-9. 2010To examine the association of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) gene polymorphisms with rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and valve damage, and their influence on TNF-alpha production and disease outcome.
- Rheumatic heart disease detected by echocardiographic screeningRachel Webb
N Engl J Med 357:2088; author reply 2088-9. 2007
- No association of PTPN22 R620W gene polymorphism with rheumatic heart disease and systemic lupus erythematosusRahime Aksoy
Department of Immunology and Allergy diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
Mol Biol Rep 38:5393-6. 2011b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) or acute rheumatic fever (ARF) develops as a consequence of an exaggerated immune response to Group A beta haemolytic streptococci causing pharyngitis...
- Long term follow-up results of 139 Turkish children and adolescents with rheumatic heart diseaseTaner Yavuz
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duzce, Konuralp, Duzce, Turkey
Eur J Pediatr 167:1321-6. 2008..020). In conclusion, the initial severity of valve involvement and the presence of CMAR at initial attack were found to be the best predictors for the severity of chronic rheumatic valvar disease in this study...
- Rheumatic heart disease in indigenous populationsHarvey White
Green Lane Cardiovascular Service, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Heart Lung Circ 19:273-81. 2010Rates of acute rheumatic fever and chronic rheumatic heart disease in Aboriginal people, Torres Strait Islanders and Māori continue to be unacceptably high...
- Pattern of rheumatic heart disease in Southern YemenHussein K Saleh
Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Aden, Aden, Yemen
Saudi Med J 28:108-13. 2007To determine the pattern of rheumatic heart disease in Aden city and surrounding areas by assessing its frequency distribution, severity and complications.
- Environmental factors and rheumatic heart disease in FijiJoelle Dobson
St George s University of London, London, UK
Pediatr Cardiol 33:332-6. 2012b>Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is an important cause of cardiac morbidity and mortality globally, particularly in the Pacific region...
- Prevalence and outcome of subclinical rheumatic heart disease in India: the RHEUMATIC (Rheumatic Heart Echo Utilisation and Monitoring Actuarial Trends in Indian Children) studyAnita Saxena
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Heart 97:2018-22. 2011To study the prevalence and medium term outcome of subclinical rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in India.
- Antigenic complementarity between coxsackie virus and streptococcus in the induction of rheumatic heart disease and autoimmune myocarditisRobert Root-Bernstein
Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Autoimmunity 42:1-16. 2009A variety of clinical, epidemiological, and experimental data suggest that rheumatic heart disease and autoimmune myocarditis are not only similar in their pathogenesis, but may often be due to combined infections with coxsackie virus (..
- Ross procedure in rheumatic aortic valve diseaseArkalgud Sampath Kumar
Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:156-61. 2006To assess the results of aortic valve replacement with the pulmonary autograft in patients with rheumatic heart disease.
- Valve repair in rheumatic heart disease in pediatric age groupPramod K Reddy
Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Apollo Children s Heart Hospital Hyderabad, India
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:129-33. 2008..From April 2004 to September 2005, 1 boy and 8 girls with rheumatic heart disease, aged 2-13 years (median, 9 years), underwent valve repair for isolated mitral regurgitation in 5, ..
- Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease--priorities in prevention, diagnosis and management. A report of the CSANZ Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference, Alice Springs 2011M G W Rémond
Cairns Clinical School, School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
Heart Lung Circ 21:632-8. 2012Three priority areas in the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) were identified and discussed in detail: 1...
- [Prevalence of coronary artery disease in patients with rheumatic heart disease in China]Bai Ling Li
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 87:3313-6. 2007To investigate the prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) and the atherosclerotic risk factors in the patients undergoing valvular surgery due to rheumatic heart disease.
- Infective endocarditis and rheumatic heart disease in the north of AustraliaCatherine A Baskerville
Division of Medicine, Cairns Base Hospital, The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870, Australia
Heart Lung Circ 21:36-41. 2012..IE), Australian guidelines recommend providing prophylactic antibiotics to Indigenous patients with rheumatic heart disease (RHD) prior to procedures which may cause bacteremia. In northern Australia RHD remains prevalent...
- Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: primary prevention is the cost effective optionJames Irlam
Indian J Pediatr 75:86; author reply 86-7. 2008
- Outcome of significant functional tricuspid regurgitation late after mitral valve replacement for predominant rheumatic mitral stenosisAyca Boyaci
Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
Angiology 58:336-42. 2007..Therefore, further studies are needed to evaluate the effect of concomitant tricuspid valve repair on the late outcome of patients undergoing mitral valve surgery in order to prevent significant late morbidity...
- Optimising echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease in New Zealand: not all valve disease is rheumaticRachel H Webb
Green Lane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology Department, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Cardiol Young 21:436-43. 2011Echocardiography detects a greater prevalence of rheumatic heart disease than heart auscultation...
- Rheumatic heart disease in developing countriesStanford T Shulman
N Engl J Med 357:2089; author reply 2089. 2007
- Which patient undergoing mitral valve surgery should also have the tricuspid repair?Giacomo Bianchi
Department of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Heart Hospital G Monasterio Foundation, Massa, Italy
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:1009-20. 2009..Annuloplasty ring repair has better outcome compared with non-ring based repair techniques; the beneficial effect is also independent of the type of mitral valve surgery performed...
- Functional tricuspid regurgitation in rheumatic heart disease: surgical optionsMumraiz Salik Naqshband
Department of Research, CME, Lahore, Pakistan
Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 16:417-25. 2010....
- Prevalence of chronic rheumatic heart disease in Chinese adultsWang Zhimin
Department of Echocardiography, Fu Wai Hospital and Cardiovascular Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100037, PR China
Int J Cardiol 107:356-9. 2006b>Rheumatic heart disease continues to be a common health problem in the developing countries...
- Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in school children of urban LahoreM Sadiq
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan
Heart 95:353-7. 2009To determine the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) among school children in urban and semiurban areas of Lahore, Pakistan.
- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression of RHD in the Fetus?Pirooz Eghtesady; Fiscal Year: 2013..The goal of this proposal is to test a novel hypothesis that states HLHS is an expression of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the fetus...
- PLASMINOGEN AND PLASMIN: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONFrancis J Castellino; Fiscal Year: 2013..g., rheumatic heart disease, streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, and necrotic fasciitis...
- Host-pathogen signaling in group A streptococcal infectionMichael R Wessels; Fiscal Year: 2012..pyogenes or GAS) accounts for an estimated 500,000 deaths per year primarily from complications of rheumatic heart disease, a postinfectious sequel of GAS infection, and from invasive GAS infections...
- Tissue-Specific Infection by Group A StreptococciDEBRA BESSEN; Fiscal Year: 2009..of transmission of GAS will result in a decreased burden of the more severe GAS diseases (toxic shock syndrome, rheumatic heart disease) which have a high morbidity and mortality for many people throughout the world.
- Factors that influence susceptibility to acute streptococcal pharyngitisPatricia A Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2012..million cases of pharyngitis occur worldwide annually, and that 3 million children currently suffer from rheumatic heart disease as a result of improper treatment of these infections, identifying factors that increase or decrease a ..
- Developing an animal model of HLHS: role of immune mediated injuryPirooz Eghtesady; Fiscal Year: 2012..Our hypothesis is that HLHS is an expression of a form of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the fetus...
- Vaccine Prevention of Group A Streptococcal InfectionsJames B Dale; Fiscal Year: 2013..group A streptococcal (GAS) infections and their most serious complications, acute rheumatic fever (ARF), rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and invasive disease...
- Heme Acquisition in Group A StreptococcusBenfang Lei; Fiscal Year: 2005..cellulitis, scarlet fever, necrotizing fasciitis, toxic shock syndrome, acute rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease, and glomerulonephritis...
- Linked: Novel Education Clincial Trainees and Researchers (NECTAR) programJames Gita Hakim; Fiscal Year: 2013..Zimbabwe and provide opportunities to enhance students'educational program broadly: heart failure, rheumatic heart disease, and hypertension/stroke...
- ALKALOID SYNTHESIS VIA (3+2) CYCLOADDITIONSBRIAN COPPOLA; Fiscal Year: 2003..and antiretroviral agents, (5) scandine, a component of a Chinese folk medicine used for the treatment of rheumatic heart disease, and (6) erycibelline, a member of the tropane class of alkaloids...
- Streptococcal pharyngitis in slum versus non-slum communities in Salvador BrazilSARA TARTOF; Fiscal Year: 2007..applicant): Streptococcal pharyngitis is the acute disease that precedes the chronic disease process of rheumatic heart disease (RHD)...
- RNA Polymerase Sigma Factors in Streptococcus pyogenesCHARLES MORAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..self-limiting skin and throat infections, with, however, the potential for serious sequelae including rheumatic heart disease, acute glomerulonephritis, and possibly pediatric neuropsychological disorders, to severe invasive ..
- NIH - BOSTON AREA ANTICOAGULATION TRIAL FOR ATRIAL FIBRIJ Kistler; Fiscal Year: 1991..of oral anticoagulant therapy in reducing embolic stroke and systemic emboli in patients with AF, without rheumatic heart disease. The benefits and risks of anticoagulation will be evaluated by a randomized, controlled trial assigning ..
- MYOSIN--A LINK BETWEEN STREPTOCOCCI AND HEARTMadeleine Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2008..r37 ..
- Autoimmune Determinants of Human Cardiac MyosinMadeleine Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2008..Our work will provide a better understanding of pathogenic and protective immune mechanisms in animal models of myocarditis and cardiomyopathy and their relationship to human disease. ..
- Osteoblastogenesis in Aortic Valve CalcificationNalini Rajamannan; Fiscal Year: 2006..If hypercholesterolemia stimulates the development of calcification in the aortic valve then the use of medical therapy such as HMG CoA reductase medications may have a role in the medical therapy of calcific aortic stenosis. ..
- Molecular Imaging of Cardiac Cell TransplantationJoseph Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008..The goal is to use molecular imaging to guide stem cell therapy, which should translate into transplant protocols that are more reproducible, quantifiable, and beneficial. ..
- Nanostructuring and Molecular Imaging of Engineered Cardiovascular TissuesJoseph Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008..With a multi-disciplinary team approach, we are confident that these combined efforts will accelerate the translation of nanotechnology-based tissue engineering to the clinical arena in the future. ..