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Time-course changes in the echocardiographic parameters and NT-proBNP levels in patients with severe mitral regurgitation undergoing valve replacement.
Conventional echocardiographic parameters are currently used in determining the timing for surgery in patients with mitral regurgitation. Since brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) rises in response to ventricular muscle stretch, ...
The influence of helminths on immune responses to HIV.
In South Africa, co-infection with HIV and intestinal parasites is a major challenge in disadvantaged communities who live in densely populated under-serviced urban informal settlements. This pilot cross sectional study ...
Cardiovascular evaluation of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by echocardiography.
Background: Preliminary observations suggest that aberrations in maternal central hemodynamics and uterine artery Doppler velocimetry reflect the severity of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. In addition, the precise ...