Rheumatic heart disease: Current understanding of disease burden, pathogenesis and prevention

posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:46 AM by sourav ghosh
G. Karthikeyan
All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India

This talk will present new data on disease burden from the Global Burden of Disease Study and provide an update on recent data from clinical and echocardiographic studies. The talk will also summarize recent insights and ongoing work on the genetics and pathogenesis of RHD. Finally, an update on the current status of preventive strategies will also be presented.