16th World Cardiology Congress
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Arun Prasad is an Assistant Professor in Department of Pediatrics at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna. He is carrying nine years of experience in “Dealing with the patients with cardiac problems and doing echocardiography”. He has special concern for the patients of rheumatic heart disease and is trying to develop RHD Control Center in his institute. He believes that in the areas with higher prevalence of RHD, multipronged approach with active surveillance of acute rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease cases, community education regarding this disease, primary prevention and secondary prevention with patient registry system will definitely reduce the burden of this disease which becomes crippling in its severe form.