We report a case of Marfan syndrome (MFS) in a South African patient, which is extraordinary because of the large constellation of clinical,
radiological and vascular anomalies in a single patient. A literature search ...
BACKGROUND : Pre-eclampsia is associated with significant
changes to the cardiovascular system during pregnancy.
Eccentric and concentric remodelling of the left ventricle
occurs, resulting in impaired contractility and ...
Over the past decades, South Africa has undergone rapid
demographic changes, which have led to marked increases in
specific cardiac disease categories, such as rheumatic heart
disease (now predominantly presenting in ...
Pienaar, Rina; Van Gelder, Antoine(Law Society of South Africa, 2015-09)
When dealing with a claim
for future medical expenses
in a personal injury
claim, one finds that
future medical expenses
are sometimes subdivided into further
categories namely, surgical expenses,
emotional and ...
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging is unsurpassed
in the evaluation of myocardial anatomy, function
and mass. Myocardial perfusion pre- and post-stress, as well
as late enhancement is increasingly used in ...
Shone’s complex is a rare cardiac anomaly consisting of
four obstructive lesions of the left heart: supramitral
membrane/ring; parachute mitral valve; subaortic stenosis;
and coarctation of the aorta. We report on an ...
Soma-Pillay, Priya; Macdonald, A.P.; Mathivha, T.M.; Bakker, J.L.; Mackintosh, M.O.(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2008-07)
BACKGROUND: Pre-existing medical disease constitutes one of the five major causes of maternal death in South Africa. Increasing numbers of women with heart disease reach adulthood as a result of advances in diagnoses and ...