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Observations on the effects of some environmentally induced mental stresses on the heart.
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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 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
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 ...