Article Abstract

Response to Godown and Beaton—handheld echocardiography: a new tool for rheumatic heart disease in the developing world?

Authors: Marc G. W. Rémond, Graeme P. Maguire

Abstract

Drs. Godown and Beaton’s correspondence (1) regarding the use of handheld echocardiography (HAND) for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) screening in developing countries highlights a number of issues that will be important in the development of future screening programs.