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Publications in the Spotlight

 PROTEA, A Southern African Multicenter Congenital Heart Disease Registry and Biorepository: Rationale, Design, and Initial Results by CHDRU medical officer, Dr Thomas Aldersley

 The Lancet women and cardiovascular disease Commission: reducing the global burden by 2030 co-authored by CHDRU director, Prof Liesl Zühlke

 Cardiovascular health and COVID-19: time to reinvent our systems and rethink our research priorities by CHDRU consultant, Dr David Watkins

 Integrating the Prevention and Control of Rheumatic Heart Disease into Country Health Systems: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by CHDRU research assistant, Ms Jessica Abrams

 Standard echocardiography versus handheld echocardiography for the detection of subclinical rheumatic heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy by CHDRU research assistant, Ms Lisa Telford

Published Papers Since 2015

Papers published by Prof Liesl Zühlke can be found here

Papers published by A/Prof John Lawrenson can be found here

Papers published by A/Prof Rik De Decker can be found here

Papers published by Dr George Comitis can be found here

Papers published by Dr Barend Fourie can be found here

Posters

 Diagnostic accuracy of handheld echocardiography for RHD: Protocol for a systematic review by Ms Lisa Telford at the 2017 annual Department of Medicine research day

 Initial IMHOTEP findings by Dr George Comitis at the 2017 WCPCCS 

 Diagnostic accuracy of handheld echocardiography for RHD: A systematic review by Ms Lisa Telford at the 2018 annual Department of Paediatrics research day

 Pilot testing the RHD Action Needs Assessment Tool (NAT) by Ms Susan Perkins at the 2018 annual SA Heart Congress

 Pilot testing the RHD Action Needs Assessment Tool (NAT) by Ms Susan Perkins at the 2018 WCC

 Integrating the prevention and control of RHD into country health systems: A systematic review by Ms Jessica Abrams at the 2019 annual Department of Paediatrics research day

 The RHD Action small grants programme by Ms Susan Perkins at the 2019 annual SA Heart Congress

 International Normalised Ration (INR) monitoring in children by Dr Ryan Moore at the 2020 annual Department of Paediatrics research day (*winner of best poster)

 Post cardiac surgery sternal wound sepsis at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital by Dr Fefekazi Mpisane at the 2020 annual Department of Paediatrics research day

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