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HbA1c as a screening tool for diabetes mellitus and its use with traditional and novel biochemical parameters to predict cardiovascular risk in a local urban community
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosh University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY: Introduction The global obesity pandemic has reached Africa and the diabetes mellitus (DM) prevalence is increasing in parallel. A high prevalence of DM and risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) has ...
Troponins and acute coronary syndrome
(Health and Medical Publications Group (HMPG), 2012--07)
Cardiac muscle injury is defined as the disruption of normal cardiac myocyte membrane integrity resulting in the loss of intracellular constituents such as troponin, creatine kinase, and myoglobin into the extracellular ...