n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Reflections on a range of cardiovascular issues : editorial
|Article Title||Reflections on a range of cardiovascular issues : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Stellenbosch and 2 Tygerberg Hospital|
|Publication Date||Oct 2013|
Articles in this issue range from epidemiology and determinants of risk factors for non-communicable diseases, namely, the prevalence of hypertension in Nigeria (Murthy et al., page 344), to obesity in South African woman (Micklesfield et al., page 369) and risk determination of cardiovascular events in persons with diabetes mellitus (Kengne, page 376). Interesting cardiac perfusion abnormalities are addressed in three articles (Tasolar et al., Celik et al. and Chang et al., pages 355, 357, e12), which are complimented by an article on congenital coronary anomalies (Karabay et al., page 351) as detected by CT-scanning. Furthermore, two ways of creating a shunt for renal dialysis purposes using the basilica vein is discussed by Ozcan et al. (page 364).
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