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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, ...