n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Reflections on a range of cardiovascular issues - : editorial

Volume 24, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745


Articles in this issue range from epidemiology and determinants of risk factors for non-communicable diseases, namely, the prevalence of hypertension in Nigeria (Murthy , page 344), to obesity in South African woman (Micklesfield , 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 , Celik and Chang , pages 355, 357, e12), which are complimented by an article on congenital coronary anomalies (Karabay , 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 (page 364).

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