The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world

Peter Zilla, R. Morton Bolman, Magdi H. Yacoub, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Karen Sliwa, Liesl Zühlke, Robert S.D. Higgins, Bongani Mayosi, Alain Carpentier, David Williams

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Abstract

Mission: to urge all relevant entities within the international cardiac surgery, industry and government sectors to commit to develop and implement an effective strategy to address the scourge of rheumatic heart disease in the developing world through increased access to life-saving cardiac surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-259
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular Journal of Africa
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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