Dr Sarah Gutman

Institute: Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
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Current Project

Advanced Imaging Techniques in the Detection of Rheumatic Heart Disease

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD), a consequence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF), is a disease of poverty. It remains one of the most important causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among socially and economically disadvantaged populations, despite the dramatic drop in prevalence within developed nations. There is also evidence of disproportionate…

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