cardiology
Heart disease

Call for increased access to echos in Indigenous women


Echocardiography should be more available to pregnant Indigenous women in areas with a high prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD). Cardiologist Dr James Marangou told the CSANZ 3rd Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference that data from a retrospective review of current referral practices suggests Indigenous pregnant women are probably being under serviced. The Northern Territory study ...

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