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Echocardiographic Screening for Rheumatic Heart Disease in Indigenous Australian Children: A Cost–Utility Analysis

Echocardiographic screening for RHD is cost-effective in our context, assuming that RHD can be detected ≥2 years earlier by screening. Our model can be adapted to any other setting but will require local data or acceptable assumptions for model parameters. ( J Am Heart Assoc. 2017;6:e004515. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004515.)
Author / Authors 
Kathryn Roberts Jeffrey Cannon David Atkinson Alex Brown Graeme Maguire, Bo Remenyi, Gavin Wheaton, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Jonathan R. Carapetis
Organisation 
Published on behalf of the American Heart Association, Inc., by Wiley Blackwell.
Year of publication 
2017
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