38. Rheumatic Fever

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Luciana T. Young MD Associate Professor Director1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch38

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Young, L. T. (2009) Rheumatic Fever, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch38

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

  2. 2

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • rheumatic fever;
  • acute rheumatic mitral valvulitis;
  • chronic mitral valve disease;
  • chronic rheumatic mitral valve disease;
  • acute aortic valvulitis;
  • left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT);
  • chronic rheumatic right heart involvement;
  • echocardiography in transcatheter and surgical intervention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • Acknowledgements

  • References