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Striving towards the ideal cardiac functional assessment strategy : the contribution of tissue Doppler, strain and strain rate imaging
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2007-11)
In cardiac research, a major goal of prevention of catastrophic events by risk-factor management and earlier detection has, in recent years, led to a proliferation of imaging modalities, moving us from old-fashioned chest ...
Race and gender representation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or long QT syndrome cases in a South African research setting
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2007-10)
We researched hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and long QT syndrome (LQTS) as models for studying the pathophysiology of arrhythmias and hypertrophy, and in the process we have had the opportunity to compare local ...
Mendelian-inherited heart disease : a gateway to understanding mechanisms in heart disease : update on work done at the University of Stellenbosch
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2009-02)
The presence of founder effects in South Africa for many single-gene diseases, which include heart diseases such as progressive familial heart block types I and II, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and the long QT syndromes, ...
Linkage disequilibrium between a marker on the low-density lipoprotein receptor and high cholesterol levels
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-07)
We describe the presence of a linkage disequilibrium between high cholesterol levels in Afrikaner individuals and the common allele of the Pvu II restriction fragment polymorphism on the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) ...
Progressive familial heart block type II (PFHBII): a clinical profile from 1977 to 2003
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2004-06)
An evaluation of a 38-year-old Caucasian woman, who was referred to Tygerberg Hospital (Western Cape Province, RSA) with Wenckebach second-degree or possibly complete atrioventricular (AV) block that had progressed from ...
Plasma vitamin A, E, C and B6 levels in myocardial infarction
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-5)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Vitamin A, E, C and B6 status was studied in 30 patients with myocardial infarction and in 19 age- and sex-matched patients after elective surgery or trauma. Plasma levels of the four vitamins studied ...