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Observations on the effects of some environmentally induced mental stresses on the heart.
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The outcome of patients undergoing simultaneous tricuspid and left-sided valve surgery in a rheumatic population.
Background In the context of endemic left-sided rheumatic heart disease, tricuspid valve disease requiring surgical intervention merits closer scrutiny in order to analyse surgical outcomes with presently employed ...
Relationship of body anthropometry with cardiovascular risk factors in a random community sample in Phoenix, KwaZulu-Natal.
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The changing spectrum of coronary artery disease in black African patients at a tertiary institution : a one year experience.
The spectrum of coronary artery disease among Black African patients in South Africa is not completely known. Previous reports have described acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in Blacks as uncommon. Studies have shown that ...
The effects of HIV/AIDS on the clinical profile and outcomes post pericardectomy of patients with constrictive pericarditis : a retrospective review.
Constrictive Pericarditis (CP) is an uncommon condition which is a known treatable cause of heart failure. It is a condition that affects people from both developed and developing countries. In developed countries the ...
Echocardiographic features of the complications of infective endocarditis, with special reference to patients with HIV.
Purpose: The aim was to determine the echocardiographic features of patients with infective endocarditis, and to compare the findings in HIV positive versus HIV negative patients. Methods: This was a prospective study, ...
Does blood cardioplegia solution cause deterioration in clinical pulmonary function following coronary artery bypass graft surgery?
Pulmonary dysfunction following cardiopulmonary bypass surgery is a widely explored complication and a multitude of factors have been implicated, including but not limited to: operative trauma; the cardiopulmonary bypass ...
The echocardiographic manifestations of an urban, working class community with a high cardiovascular risk profile.
The metabolic syndrome (MS), consequent upon the pandemic of obesity and diabetes, is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease. Development of sub-clinical cardiac structural and functional changes ...
The role of genetic factors in early onset coronary heart disease in the Natal Indian.
Objective: To determine the role of candidate gene polymorphisms in patients who sustained myocardial infarction at a young age and examine their relationship, if any, to risk factors. Since angiotensin II is known to play ...
Genetic contribution to the risk for metabolic syndrome : an investigation of candidate gene polymorphisms related to lipid and carbohydrate metabolism.
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