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The Importance and Implications of Early Rheumatic Heart Disease Detection and Treatment

Saturday, 4 November
Start time: 1:30 pm End time: 2:30 pm
Yas Grand 1,2,3
Track: Clinical Presentation & Contemporary Management

Liesl Zühlke
University of Cape Town


The importance of publishing evidence-based guidelines (Gene Stollerman lecture for advances in research)
Greg Lim (Nature Reviews Cardiology)

All you need to know about the new 2023 World Heart Federation Guidelines for echocardiographic diagnosis of RHD
Joselyn Rwebembera (Uganda Heart Institute)

Updates in the role of secondary antibiotic prophylaxis in latent RHD
Andrea Beaton (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)