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Acute Rheumatic Fever & Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease

IB Vijayalakshmi

464 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book provides a comprehensive guide to Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Chronic Rheumatic Heart Disease RHD). Beginning with a review of the history of these conditions, the text continues with a discussion on the pathology and diagnosis of both ARF and RHD, the role of echocardiography, management of the conditions, including during pregnancy; treatment and much more.

The book is accompanied by a DVD of echocardiographic videos to assist in the detection and diagnosis of the diseases.