Chapter 7. Rheumatic Heart Disease

  1. Celia Oakley MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC1 and
  2. Carole A Warnes MD, FRCP, FACC2
  1. Bernard Iung

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch7

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Iung, B. (2007) Rheumatic Heart Disease, in Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition (eds C. Oakley and C. A. Warnes), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor (Emeritus) of Clinical Cardiology, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134880

Online ISBN: 9780470994955

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Keywords:

  • rheumatic heart disease;
  • pregnancy;
  • epidemiology;
  • stenotic left-sided heart valve diseases;
  • mitral stenosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Stenotic left-sided heart valve diseases

  • Regurgitant left-sided heart valve diseases

  • Tricuspid valve diseases