Browsing Research Articles (Cardiology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Cardiology) by Title

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  • Naran, Parm; Sarkin, Andrew (New Media Publishing, 2016-06)
    Improvements in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) management have occurred at a brisk pace and has resulted in better outcomes for patients.
  • 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 ...
  • Soma-Pillay, Priya; Louw, M.C.; Adeyemo, A.O.; Makin, J.A.; Pattinson, Robert Clive (Clinics Cardive, 2018-01)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sliwa, Karen; Zuhlke, Liesl; Kleinloog, Robert; Doubell, Anton; Ebrahim, Iftikhar; Essop, Mohammed; Kettles, Dave; Jankelow, David; Khan, Sajidah; Klug, Eric; Lecour, Sandrine; Marais, David; Mpe, Martin; Ntsekhe, Mpiko; Osrin, Les; Smit, Francis; Snyders, Adriaan; Theron, Jean Paul; Thornton, Andrew; Chin, Ashley; Van der Merwe, Nico; Dau, Erika; Sarkin, Andrew (Clinics Cardive, 2016-05)
    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 ...
  • Takawira, Farirai F.; Sinyangwe, Greenwood; Mwangi, Michael N.; Mathivha, Tshimbiluni M. (South African Heart Association, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Scholtz, Leonie; Sarkin, Andrew; Lockhat, Zarina I. (Clinics Cardive, 2014-07)
    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 ...
  • Naidoo, Poobalan; Ranjith, Naresh; Zikalala, Zuzile; Mahoney, Scott; Ho, Kevin (African Field Epidemiology Network, 2018-06-25)
    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 ...
  • Schewitz, I.A. (Ivan) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019-09)
    Since 1949, the Ravitch repair for pectus excavatum and carinatum was the gold standard. This is a destructive, aggressive procedure, which has a significant recurrence rate when it is poorly performed. When performed ...
  • Martinez-Ferro, M.; Bellia-Munzon, B.; Schewitz, I.A. (Ivan); Toselli, L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019)
    Awareness of pectus carinatum has increased among the medical community over the last several decades, as innovative options for nonsurgical treatments have become more widely known. Management alternatives have shifted ...
  • Koegelenberg, Coenraad F.N.; Dorfman, Shane; Schewitz, I.A. (Ivan); Richards, Guy A.; Maasdorp, Shaun; Smith, Clifford; Dheda, Keertan (AME Publishing Company, 2019-09)
    Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in southern Africa. Early trials of chest radiograph-based screening in males at high risk for lung cancer found no mortality benefit of a radiograph alone, ...
  • Schewitz, I.A. (Ivan) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
    Thoracoscopy, in my opinion, is underutilised in Africa, for a multiplicity of reasons. These include a lack of expertise, the perceived cost and difficulties in obtaining and maintaining equipment. The benefits, however, ...