n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - English abstracts




Arrhythmic patterns and heart rate variability of 24-hour Holter electrocardiography among Nigerians with cardiovascular diseases

Short-term outcome and determinants of outcome in heart failure in a cohort of African patients in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Gender disparities in clinical characteristics and outcome of patients with pulmonary hypertension in Douala, Cameroon
Ischaemic gangrenous lower limb revealing a type-B aortic dissection
Prevalence and predictive value of the electrocardiogram in pulmonary hypertension: evidence from the Pan-African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) study
Left ventricular diastolic function in Nigerian children with homozygous sickle cell anaemia using echocardiography
A decrease in invasive and non-invasive group A streptococcal infection in South Africa, 2003-2013
Statistics on the use of cardiac electronic devices and electrophysiological procedures from 2011 to 2014 in 27 African countries: first report from the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) arrhythmia study group
Incidence of sudden cardiac death in sub-Saharan Africa: the Douala SCD Registry
Blackouts and sudden death in the apparently well and young. The case of long QT syndrome: missed opportunities for diagnosis and treatment
Identification of two gene mutations, one novel and one arising , in South African patients with restrictive cardiomyopathy and focal ventricular hypertrophy
Pulmonary hypertension in a rural area: prevalence, correlates and clinical features from the Shisong Cardiac Centre, Cameroon
Pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease: data from the Pan-African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) study
Right heart remodelling in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease at the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon: an echocardiographic study
Rationale and design of the African group A streptococcal infection registry: the AFROStrep study
The prevalence and types of electrocardiographic abnormalities in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy at the Kenyatta National Hospital
An isolated single coronary ostium in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy
A rapid ethnographic assessment approach to exploring patient and provider experience in rheumatic heart disease
Saving lost lives; the Namibian children's heart project
Registry's and research provide a remedy for public policy; rheumatic heart disease in Namibia
Right ventricular dysfunction in Nigerians with peripartum cardiomyopathy
Contemporary aetiology, clinical characteristics and prognosis of adults with heart failure in Tanzania: the prospective Tanzania Heart Failure (TaHeF) study
Short-message services (SMS) as an educational tool used during pregnancy: a literature review
Linguistic utilisation for hypertension health education in primary healthcare, a South African health experience
Prevalence, correlates and prognostic implications of anaemia and iron deficiency in Tanzanian patients with heart failure: a report from the TaHeF study
Rationale and design of the role of oral iron in patients with heart failure and iron deficiency in Tanzania: the prospective Tanzania heart failure pilot oral iron clinical trial (TaHeFII)
Role of technology in creating rheumatic heart disease awareness among schoolgoing children in Kenya
Rheumatic heart disease patient support clubs: the Kenyan experience
Choice of anti-hypertensives among physicians and its impact on blood pressure control in Nigerians with hypertension
Group A streptococcal carriage in children residing in African countries
Central arterial stiffness in Zambian normotensive and hypertensive participants
Benzathine penicillin adherence for secondary prophylaxis among patients affected with rheumatic heart disease attending the Mulago hospital
Teachers' knowledge and attitudes related to rheumatic heart disease in Zambia
Improving access to secondary prevention for rheumatic heart disease: knowledge and skills training to address fear of anaphylactic penicillin allergy in Zambia
Characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients with and without pulmonary hypertension who underwent cardiac surgery at Muhimbili Cardiac Unit from 2008 to 2012
Ballon mitral valvuloplasty in Kenya
Congenital heart block in a Ugandan infant
Hypertensive heart failure in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Clinical characteristics and outcome: lessons from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry
Economic cost of heart failure in Nigeria: data from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry
Cardiometabolic risk factors in ambulatory patients attending primary healthcare facilities in Nairobi, Kenya
Risk-factor profile and co-morbidities in 2 398 patients with newly diagnosed hypertension from the Abuja Heart Study
Right ventricular systolic dysfunction is common in hypertensive heart failure: a prospective study in sub-Saharan Africa
Assessing antihypertensive adherence with therapeutic drug monitoring
Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary artery systolic pressure and outcomes in ambulatory heart failure patients: a Moroccan study
Prevalence and factors associated with non-dipping pattern in Moroccan hypertensive patients: about 50 cases reports
Value of non-invasive assessment of pulmonary hypertension in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, and its prognostic importance
Prevalence and outcomes of pulmonary hypertension and diastolic dysfunction in a heart failure population
Devising useful algorithms based on electrocardiographic findings to discriminate between right coronary artery and left circumflex artery occlusion in acute inferior wall myocardial infarction patients
Echocardiographic predictors of outcome in acute heart failure patients in sub-Saharan Africa: insights from Thesus-HF
Role of amp-activated protein kinase (AMPK) in vascular endothelial protection
Protocol: what factors influence health-seeking behavior and adherence to secondary prophylaxis for patients with sore throat, acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease?
Role of echocardiography and cardiac CT in the diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis
Blood pressure pattern of preschool children in Port Harcourt City, Nigeria
BNP predicts systolic dysfunction in pregnant women with cardiac disease
The Tanzanian cardiovascular disease (TanCard) registry: from pilot to full phase
Health services for cardiometabolic diseases among people living with HIV/AIDS in low- and middle-income countries: a preliminary systematic review
Anthropometric indices: optimal cut-off values for abdominal obesity in adult Nigerians
Obesity indices and peripheral artery disease measured by ankle-brachial index in Nigerian out-patients
Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of obesity and overweight in Delta State, Nigeria: a rural-urban comparison
Limited supplies of antihypertensive medications in primary care settings in three African countries
Strategies to reduce the burden of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis tool for local decision-making
Global demand for cigarettes: a cross-country analysis of consumption, income and price elasticity; 2008-2012
Contemporary estimates of morbidity and mortality rates of rheumatic heart disease in South Africa: outcomes from the Cape Town component of the global rheumatic heart disease registry
Incidence, prevalence and outcome of rheumatic heart disease in South Africa: a systematic review of contemporary studies
Evaluation of a focused protocol for handheld echocardiography and computer-assisted auscultation in detecting latent rheumatic heart disease in scholars


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