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Role of pregnancy hormones and hormonal interaction on the maternal cardiovascular system: a literature review.

Clin Res Cardiol 2019 Aug 26;108(8):831-846. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, 4th floor Chris Barnard Building, Observatory, Cape Town, 7935, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00392-019-01441-xDOI Listing
August 2019

PPCM and the endocrine system.

Heart 2019 Jul;105(13):1047-1048

Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315060DOI Listing
July 2019

Fixed-dose combination antihypertensive medications.

Lancet 2019 Jul 15. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Department of Neuroscience and Preventive Medicine, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31629-0DOI Listing
July 2019

Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: Facts and research progress in Africa.

Int J Cardiol 2019 Jul 29. Epub 2019 Jul 29.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Mary McKillop Institute, ACU, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.07.079DOI Listing
July 2019

A diagnostic algorithm for pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease in resource-limited settings: can busy clinicians adopt a simple, practical approach?

Cardiovasc J Afr 2019 Jan/Feb 23;30(1):61-67. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, South African Medical Research Council Cape Heart Centre, IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-042DOI Listing
June 2019

Comparison of Dual Therapies for Lowering Blood Pressure in Black Africans.

N Engl J Med 2019 06 18;380(25):2429-2439. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

From the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Abuja, and University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (D.B.O.), and the Departments of Family Medicine (G.L.S.) and Pharmacy (G.S.), University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja, the Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan (O.O.), and the Department of Medicine, Bayero University, and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano (M.U.S.) - all in Nigeria; the Department of Medicine (B.M.), the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension (E.J., B.R., I.G.O.), and the Clinical Research Center (V.F., W.S., N.K.), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, and the Hatter Institute of Cardiovascular Research in Africa (K.S.) - all in Cape Town, South Africa; the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (M.B.); the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London (V.C., N.P.); the Department of Cardiology, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret (F.B.), and the Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Nairobi, Nairobi (E.O.) - both in Kenya; Eduardo Mondlane University Hospital, Maputo, Mozambique (A. Damasceno); Douala General Hospital, Douala, Cameroon (A. Dzudie); and St. Francis Hospital, Nsambya, Kampala, Uganda (C.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1901113DOI Listing
June 2019

Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors in Child and Adolescent Health, 1990 to 2017: Findings From the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2017 Study.

Authors:
Robert C Reiner Helen Elizabeth Olsen Chad Thomas Ikeda Michelle M Echko Katherine E Ballestreros Helen Manguerra Ira Martopullo Anoushka Millear Chloe Shields Alison Smith Bryan Strub Molla Abebe Zegeye Abebe Beyene Meressa Adhena Tara Ballav Adhikari Mohammed Akibu Rajaa M Al-Raddadi Nelson Alvis-Guzman Carl Abelardo T Antonio Olatunde Aremu Solomon Weldegebreal Asgedom Netsanet Abera Asseffa Leticia Avila-Burgos Aleksandra Barac Till W Bärnighausen Quique Bassat Isabela M Bensenor Zulfiqar A Bhutta Ali Bijani Nigus Bililign Lucero Cahuana-Hurtado Deborah Carvalho Malta Jung-Chen Chang Fiona J Charlson Samath Dhamminda Dharmaratne David Teye Doku Dumessa Edessa Ziad El-Khatib Holly E Erskine Alize J Ferrari Nancy Fullman Rahul Gupta Hamid Yimam Hassen Simon I Hay Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi Kathryn H Jacobsen Amaha Kahsay Amir Kasaeian Tesfaye Dessale Kassa Seifu Kebede Yousef Saleh Khader Ejaz Ahmad Khan Mohammed Nuruzzaman Khan Young-Ho Khang Jagdish Khubchandani Yohannes Kinfu Sonali Kochhar Yoshihiro Kokubo Ai Koyanagi Barthelemy Kuate Defo Dharmesh Kumar Lal Fekede Asefa Kumsa Heidi J Larson Janni Leung Abdullah A Mamun Suresh Mehata Mulugeta Melku Walter Mendoza Haftay Berhane Mezgebe Ted R Miller Nurilign Abebe Moges Shafiu Mohammed Ali H Mokdad Lorenzo Monasta Subas Neupane Huong Lan Thi Nguyen Dina Nur Anggraini Ningrum Yirga Legesse Nirayo Vuong Minh Nong Felix Akpojene Ogbo Andrew T Olagunju Bolajoko Olubukunola Olusanya Jacob Olusegun Olusanya George C Patton David M Pereira Farshad Pourmalek Mostafa Qorbani Anwar Rafay Rajesh Kumar Rai Usha Ram Chhabi Lal Ranabhat Andre M N Renzaho Mohammad Sadegh Rezai Luca Ronfani Gregory A Roth Saeid Safiri Benn Sartorius James G Scott Katya Anne Shackelford Karen Sliwa Chandrashekhar Sreeramareddy Mu'awiyyah Bable Sufiyan Abdullah Sulieman Terkawi Roman Topor-Madry Bach Xuan Tran Kingsley Nnanna Ukwaja Olalekan A Uthman Stein Emil Vollset Kidu Gidey Weldegwergs Andrea Werdecker Harvey A Whiteford Tissa Wijeratne Naohiro Yonemoto Marcel Yotebieng Liesl J Zuhlke Hmwe Hmwe Kyu Mohsen Naghavi Theo Vos Christopher J L Murray Nicholas J Kassebaum

JAMA Pediatr 2019 Jun 3;173(6):e190337. Epub 2019 Jun 3.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.0337DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6547084PMC
June 2019

Pulmonary hypertension as seen in a rural area in sub-Saharan Africa: high prevalence, late clinical presentation and a high short-term mortality rate during follow up.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2018 Jul/Aug 23;29(4):208-212. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

NIH Millennium Fogarty Chronic Disease Leadership Programme; Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://cvja.co.za/onlinejournal/vol29/vol29_issue4/#10/z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6291806PMC
April 2019

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2018 Jul/Aug 23;29(4):256-259. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-046DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6291809PMC
April 2019

Battling Cardiovascular Diseases in a Perfect Storm.

Circulation 2019 Apr;139(14):1658-1660

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa (K.S., N.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.038001DOI Listing
April 2019

Third Global Summit on Circulatory Health.

Eur Heart J 2019 Apr;40(16):1251-1253

World Heart Federation.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz212DOI Listing
April 2019

Effects of blood pressure and lipid lowering on cognition: Results from the HOPE-3 study.

Neurology 2019 Mar 27;92(13):e1435-e1446. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

From the Population Health Research Institute (J.B., M. O., B.S., E.M.L., M.S., S.F.L., J.M.P., R.H., S.Y.) and Hamilton Health Sciences (J.B.), School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Ontario; Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec (G.D.), Université Laval, Québec; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (L.A.L.), St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Research Board Clinical Research Facility (M.O.), Department of Medicine, NUI Galway, Ireland; Instituto Cardiovascular de Rosario (R.D.), Argentina; Diabetes Research Centre (K.K.), University of Leicester; Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and the National Institute for Health Research (W.D.T.), Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Glenfield Hospital, University of Leicester, UK; College of Medicine (A.D.), University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines; Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center (B.S.L.), Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa; Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.), São Paulo, Brazil; Department of Medical Sciences (C.H.), Cardiology, Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Sweden; Semmelweis University (M.K.), Budapest, Hungary; Monash University (C.R.), Melbourne, Victoria; School of Public Health (C.M.R.), Curtin University, Perth, Australia; and Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa (K.S.), Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6453765PMC
March 2019

The Cape Town Declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Dec 3;156(6):2206-2209. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.06.002DOI Listing
December 2018

Reducing late maternal death due to cardiovascular disease - A pragmatic pilot study.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Dec 3;272:70-76. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.07.140DOI Listing
December 2018

Momentum builds for a global response to rheumatic heart disease.

Eur Heart J 2018 Dec;39(48):4229-4232

World Heart Federation, Geneva, Switzerland, Tel: +44 78 6015 6366.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy763DOI Listing
December 2018

Reply to 'More study still needed on the use of bromocriptine in the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy'.

Eur Heart J 2018 Nov;39(43):3905

Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Medical School Hannover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy603DOI Listing
November 2018

Reply to 'Bromocriptine for the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy: comparison of outcome with a nationwide Danish cohort'.

Eur Heart J 2018 Oct;39(37):3478

Department of Cardiology and Angiology, MHH, Carl-Neuberg-Str. Hannover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy406DOI Listing
October 2018

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: an Update.

Curr Heart Fail Rep 2018 10;15(5):297-306

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, 4th floor Chris Barnard Building, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11897-018-0404-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6132730PMC
October 2018

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 09 3;106(3):930-933. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.020DOI Listing
September 2018

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2018 Sep 12;26(7):535-539. Epub 2018 Aug 12.

10 Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0218492318791359DOI Listing
September 2018

The Cape Town declaration on access to cardiac surgery in the developing world.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 09;54(3):407-410

Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy272DOI Listing
September 2018

Time to tackle rheumatic heart disease: Data needed to drive global policy dialogues.

Glob Public Health 2018 Sep 7:1-13. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

a Telethon Kids Institute , Perth , Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2018.1515970DOI Listing
September 2018

The African context of the Cape Town Declaration.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2018 Jul/Aug;29(4):204

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa; Editor-in-Chief (CVJA).

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September 2018

The Pan-African Society of Cardiology position paper on reproductive healthcare for women with rheumatic heart disease.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2018 Nov/Dec 23;29(6):394-403. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Mary McKillop Institute, ACU, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-044DOI Listing
September 2018

Prevalence and predictive value of electrocardiographic abnormalities in pulmonary hypertension: evidence from the Pan-African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) study.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2017 Nov/Dec 23;28(6):370-376. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, SAMRC Cape Heart Centre, IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Heart Unit (SOCRU),Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://cvja.co.za/onlinejournal/vol28/vol28_issue6/#32/z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2017-020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5885050PMC
August 2018

Primary care in the prevention, treatment and control of cardiovascular disease in sub-Saharan Africa.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2017 Jul/Aug 23;28(4):251-256. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2016-082DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5642029PMC
June 2018

Left ventricular mass estimation by different partition values in a large population of black hypertensive subjects.

Health Sci Rep 2018 Feb 25;1(2):e25. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

South Africa Cardiovascular Research Unit, School of Clinical Medicine University of Witwatersrand South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.25DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6266419PMC
February 2018

Outcome of subsequent pregnancies in patients with a history of peripartum cardiomyopathy.

Eur J Heart Fail 2017 12 27;19(12):1723-1728. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.808DOI Listing
December 2017

50th Anniversary of the first Human Heart Transplant-How is it seen today?

Eur Heart J 2017 12;38(46):3402-3404

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Research Unit University of Cape Town Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross Children s Hospital Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx695DOI Listing
December 2017

Parvovirus B19-induced vascular damage in the heart is associated with elevated circulating endothelial microparticles.

PLoS One 2017 22;12(5):e0176311. Epub 2017 May 22.

Klinik für Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie, Angiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg/ Saar, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarlandes, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5439674PMC
September 2017

Soluble ST2 correlates with some indicators of right ventricular function in hypertensive heart failure.

Vasc Health Risk Manag 2017 16;13:311-316. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/VHRM.S127430DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5566873PMC
September 2017

Cardiovascular disease in Africa: epidemiological profile and challenges.

Nat Rev Cardiol 2017 05 23;14(5):273-293. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Level 5, 215 Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2017.19DOI Listing
May 2017

Novel putative pharmacological therapies to protect the right ventricle in pulmonary hypertension: a review of current literature.

Br J Pharmacol 2017 04 24;174(7):497-511. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa (HICRA) and MRC Inter-University Cape Heart Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.13721DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5345550PMC
April 2017

Addressing the shortage of research capacity in cardiovascular disease in Africa via leadership training.

Heart Asia 2017 13;9(1):96-98. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Department of Internal Medicine, Douala General Hospital and Buea Faculty of Medicine, Douala, Cameroon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartasia-2016-010834DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5411733PMC
April 2017

Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy: the South African perspective.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2016 Mar-Apr;27(2):59

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, and IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Inter-Cape Heart Group, Medical Research Council South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa. Email;

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4928163PMC
March 2017

Assessing perinatal depression as an indicator of risk for pregnancy-associated cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2016 Mar-Apr;27(2):119-22

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, and IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Inter-Cape Heart Group, Medical Research Council South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa. Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2015-087DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4928172PMC
March 2017

The importance of cardiovascular pathology contributing to maternal death: Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in South Africa, 2011-2013.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2016 Mar-Apr 23;27(2):60-5. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, and IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Inter-Cape Heart Group, Medical Research Council South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2016-008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4928161PMC
February 2017

The heart of Africa: succeeding against the odds.

Authors:
Karen Sliwa

Lancet 2016 12 25;388(10063):e28-e36. Epub 2016 Oct 25.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, South African Medical Research Council Inter-University Cape Heart Group, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; The Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31660-9DOI Listing
December 2016

Burden of Diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

Authors:
Ibrahim Khalil Danny V Colombara Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar Christopher Troeger Farah Daoud Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Charbel El Bcheraoui Puja C Rao Ashkan Afshin Raghid Charara Kalkidan Hassen Abate Mohammed Magdy Abd El Razek Foad Abd-Allah Remon Abu-Elyazeed Aliasghar Ahmad Kiadaliri Ali Shafqat Akanda Nadia Akseer Khurshid Alam Deena Alasfoor Raghib Ali Mohammad A AlMazroa Mahmoud A Alomari Rajaa Mohammad Salem Al-Raddadi Ubai Alsharif Shirina Alsowaidi Khalid A Altirkawi Nelson Alvis-Guzman Walid Ammar Carl Abelardo T Antonio Hamid Asayesh Rana Jawad Asghar Suleman Atique Ashish Awasthi Umar Bacha Alaa Badawi Aleksandra Barac Neeraj Bedi Tolesa Bekele Isabela M Bensenor Balem Demtsu Betsu Zulfiqar Bhutta Aref A Bin Abdulhak Zahid A Butt Hadi Danawi Manisha Dubey Aman Yesuf Endries Imad D A Faghmous Talha Farid Maryam S Farvid Farshad Farzadfar Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad Florian Fischer Joseph Robert Anderson Fitchett Katherine B Gibney Ibrahim Abdelmageem Mohamed Ginawi Melkamu Dedefo Gishu Harish Chander Gugnani Rahul Gupta Gessessew Bugssa Hailu Randah Ribhi Hamadeh Samer Hamidi Hilda L Harb Mohammad T Hedayati Mohamed Hsairi Abdullatif Husseini Nader Jahanmehr Mehdi Javanbakht Tariku Jibat Jost B Jonas Amir Kasaeian Yousef Saleh Khader Abdur Rahman Khan Ejaz Ahmad Khan Gulfaraz Khan Tawfik Ahmed Muthafer Khoja Yohannes Kinfu Niranjan Kissoon Ai Koyanagi Aparna Lal Asma Abdul Abdul Latif Raimundas Lunevicius Hassan Magdy Abd El Razek Azeem Majeed Reza Malekzadeh Alem Mehari Alemayehu B Mekonnen Yohannes Adama Melaku Ziad A Memish Walter Mendoza Awoke Misganaw Layla Abdalla Ibrahim Mohamed Jean B Nachega Quyen Le Nguyen Muhammad Imran Nisar Emmanuel Kwame Peprah James A Platts-Mills Farshad Pourmalek Mostafa Qorbani Anwar Rafay Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar Sajjad Ur Rahman Rajesh Kumar Rai Saleem M Rana Chhabi L Ranabhat Sowmya R Rao Amany H Refaat Mark Riddle Gholamreza Roshandel George Mugambage Ruhago Muhammad Muhammad Saleh Juan R Sanabria Monika Sawhney Sadaf G Sepanlou Tesfaye Setegn Karen Sliwa Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy Bryan L Sykes Mohammad Tavakkoli Bemnet Amare Tedla Abdullah S Terkawi Kingsley Ukwaja Olalekan A Uthman Ronny Westerman Mamo Wubshet Muluken A Yenesew Naohiro Yonemoto Mustafa Z Younis Zoubida Zaidi Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Abdullah A Al Rabeeah Haidong Wang Mohsen Naghavi Theo Vos Alan D Lopez Christopher J L Murray Ali H Mokdad

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2016 Dec 10;95(6):1319-1329. Epub 2016 Oct 10.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0339DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5154365PMC
December 2016

The causes, treatment, and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in Africa: Insights from the Pan African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) Registry.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Oct 29;221:205-11. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa and Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.06.242DOI Listing
October 2016

Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

Authors:
Ali H Mokdad Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar Farah Daoud Charbel El Bcheraoui Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Ibrahim Khalil Ashkan Afshin Marwa Tuffaha Raghid Charara Ryan M Barber Joseph Wagner Kelly Cercy Hannah Kravitz Matthew M Coates Margaret Robinson Kara Estep Caitlyn Steiner Sara Jaber Ali A Mokdad Kevin F O'Rourke Adrienne Chew Pauline Kim Mohamed Magdy Abd El Razek Safa Abdalla Foad Abd-Allah Jerry P Abraham Laith J Abu-Raddad Niveen M E Abu-Rmeileh Abdulwahab A Al-Nehmi Ali S Akanda Hanan Al Ahmadi Mazin J Al Khabouri Faris H Al Lami Zulfa A Al Rayess Deena Alasfoor Fadia S AlBuhairan Saleh F Aldhahri Suliman Alghnam Samia Alhabib Nawal Al-Hamad Raghib Ali Syed Danish Ali Mohammad Alkhateeb Mohammad A AlMazroa Mahmoud A Alomari Rajaa Al-Raddadi Ubai Alsharif Nihaya Al-Sheyab Shirina Alsowaidi Mohamed Al-Thani Khalid A Altirkawi Azmeraw T Amare Heresh Amini Walid Ammar Palwasha Anwari Hamid Asayesh Rana Asghar Ali M Assabri Reza Assadi Umar Bacha Alaa Badawi Talal Bakfalouni Mohammed O Basulaiman Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi Neeraj Bedi Amit R Bhakta Zulfiqar A Bhutta Aref A Bin Abdulhak Soufiane Boufous Rupert R A Bourne Hadi Danawi Jai Das Amare Deribew Eric L Ding Adnan M Durrani Yousef Elshrek Mohamed E Ibrahim Babak Eshrati Alireza Esteghamati Imad A D Faghmous Farshad Farzadfar Andrea B Feigl Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad Irina Filip Florian Fischer Fortuné G Gankpé Ibrahim Ginawi Melkamu Dedefo Gishu Rahul Gupta Rami M Habash Nima Hafezi-Nejad Randah R Hamadeh Hayet Hamdouni Samer Hamidi Hilda L Harb Mohammad Sadegh Hassanvand Mohammad T Hedayati Pouria Heydarpour Mohamed Hsairi Abdullatif Husseini Nader Jahanmehr Vivekanand Jha Jost B Jonas Nadim E Karam Amir Kasaeian Nega Assefa Kassa Anil Kaul Yousef Khader Shams Eldin A Khalifa Ejaz A Khan Gulfaraz Khan Tawfik Khoja Ardeshir Khosravi Yohannes Kinfu Barthelemy Kuate Defo Arjun Lakshmana Balaji Raimundas Lunevicius Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer Reza Malekzadeh Morteza Mansourian Wagner Marcenes Habibolah Masoudi Farid Alem Mehari Abla Mehio-Sibai Ziad A Memish George A Mensah Karzan A Mohammad Ziad Nahas Jamal T Nasher Haseeb Nawaz Chakib Nejjari Muhammad Imran Nisar Saad B Omer Mahboubeh Parsaeian Emmanuel K Peprah Aslam Pervaiz Farshad Pourmalek Dima M Qato Mostafa Qorbani Amir Radfar Anwar Rafay Kazem Rahimi Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar Sajjad Ur Rahman Rajesh K Rai Saleem M Rana Sowmya R Rao Amany H Refaat Serge Resnikoff Gholamreza Roshandel Georges Saade Mohammad Y Saeedi Mohammad Ali Sahraian Shadi Saleh Lidia Sanchez-Riera Maheswar Satpathy Sadaf G Sepanlou Tesfaye Setegn Amira Shaheen Saeid Shahraz Sara Sheikhbahaei Kawkab Shishani Karen Sliwa Mohammad Tavakkoli Abdullah S Terkawi Olalekan A Uthman Ronny Westerman Mustafa Z Younis Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Faiez Zannad Gregory A Roth Haidong Wang Mohsen Naghavi Theo Vos Abdullah A Al Rabeeah Alan D Lopez Christopher J L Murray

Lancet Glob Health 2016 10 25;4(10):e704-13. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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October 2016

Right Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Is Common in Hypertensive Heart Failure: A Prospective Study in Sub-Saharan Africa.

PLoS One 2016 13;11(4):e0153479. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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August 2016

Is There an Association between Sleeping Patterns and Other Environmental Factors with Obesity and Blood Pressure in an Urban African Population?

PLoS One 2015 8;10(10):e0131081. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Department of Chemical Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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June 2016

Pregnancy-Associated Heart Failure: A Comparison of Clinical Presentation and Outcome between Hypertensive Heart Failure of Pregnancy and Idiopathic Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.

PLoS One 2015 7;10(8):e0133466. Epub 2015 Aug 7.

The Cardiac Clinic, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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May 2016

Comparison of two training programmes on paramedic-delivered CPR performance.

Emerg Med J 2016 May 23;33(5):351-6. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

Hamad Medical Corporation Ambulance Service, Doha, Qatar.

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May 2016

Blood-Pressure and Cholesterol Lowering in Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2016 May 2;374(21):2032-43. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences (S.Y., E.L., J.B., R.M., J.P., H.J.), Department of Medicine (S.Y., E.L., R.M.), School of Rehabilitation Science (J.B.), Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (J.P.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.), and Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec, QC (G.D.) - all in Canada; St. John's Research Institute (P.P., D.X.), and St. John's Medical College (D.X.), Bangalore, India; Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander and Instituto Masira, Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Bucaramanga (P.L.-J.), and Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla (J.L.A.) - both in Colombia; Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing (J.Z., L.L.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.) and HCor-Heart Hospital (L.S.P.), Sao Paulo; Institute of Cardiology, Kiev, Ukraine (A.P.); Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (M.K., K. Keltai); Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); Institute of Clinical Cardiology in the Russian Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow (I.C.); the Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (R.J.G.P.); the Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (C.H.); Universiti Teknologi Majlis Amansh Rakyat, Selayang, and University College Sedaya International University, Kuala Lumpur (K.Y.) - both in Malaysia; Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (B.S.L.); University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Repu

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May 2016

Cholesterol Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2016 May 2;374(21):2021-31. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences (S.Y., J.B., R.M., J.P., H.J., P.G., E.L.), Departments of Medicine (S.Y., R.M., E.L.) and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (J.P.), and School of Rehabilitation Science (J.B.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec, QC (G.D.), and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.) - all in Canada; Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing (J.Z., L.L.); St. John's Medical College (D.X.) and St. John's Research Institute (D.X., P.P.), Bangalore, India; Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander and Instituto Masira, Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Bucaramanga (P.L.-J.), and University of Quindio, Armenia (G.S.-V.) - both in Colombia; College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila (A.D.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.) and HCor-Heart Hospital (L.S.P.), São Paulo; Institute of Cardiology, Kiev, Ukraine (A.P.); Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest (K. Keltai, M.K.); Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (R.J.G.P); Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (C.H.); Institute of Clinical Cardiology in the Russian Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow (I.C.); Universiti Teknologi Majlis Amansh Rakyat, Selayang, and University College Sedaya International University, Kuala Lumpur - both in Malaysia (K.Y.); Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (B.S.L.); Universi

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May 2016

Blood-Pressure Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2016 May 2;374(21):2009-20. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences (E.M.L., J.B., R.M., J.P., J.W., H.J., S.Y.), the Department of Medicine (E.M.L., R.M., S.Y.), the School of Rehabilitation Science (J.B.), and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (J.P.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.), and Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec, QC (G.D.) - all in Canada; Fundacion Oftalmológica de Santander and Instituto Masira, Medical School, Universidad de Santander, Bucaramanga (P.L.-J.), and University of Caldas and Institución Prestadora de Salud Internistas de Caldas, Manizales (D.I.M.S.) - both in Colombia; Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing (J.Z., L.L.); St. John's Research Institute (P.P., D.X.) and St. John's Medical College (D.X.), Bangalore, India; Instituto Cardiovascular de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina (R.D.); Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Soweto Cardiovascular Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); College of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila (A.D.); Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology (A.A.) and HCor-Heart Hospital (L.S.P.) - both in São Paulo; Hungarian Institute of Cardiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (K. Keltai, M.K.); Institute of Clinical Cardiology in the Russian Cardiology Research Complex, Moscow (I.C.); the Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam (R.J.G.P.); the Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (C.H.); Universiti Teknologi Majlis Amansh Rakyat, Selayang, and University College Sedaya International University, Kuala Lumpur (K.Y.) - both in Malaysia; Lady Davis Ca

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May 2016

Decompensated Heart Failure in Pregnancy.

Card Fail Rev 2016 May;2(1):20-26

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town,Cape Town, South Africa.

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May 2016

Risk assessment for pregnancy with cardiac disease-a global perspective.

Eur J Heart Fail 2016 05;18(5):534-6

Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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May 2016

Late maternal deaths: a neglected responsibility.

Lancet 2016 May;387(10033):2072-2073

Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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May 2016

Global and National Burden of Diseases and Injuries Among Children and Adolescents Between 1990 and 2013: Findings From the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study.

Authors:
Hmwe H Kyu Christine Pinho Joseph A Wagner Jonathan C Brown Amelia Bertozzi-Villa Fiona J Charlson Luc Edgar Coffeng Lalit Dandona Holly E Erskine Alize J Ferrari Christina Fitzmaurice Thomas D Fleming Mohammad H Forouzanfar Nicholas Graetz Caterina Guinovart Juanita Haagsma Hideki Higashi Nicholas J Kassebaum Heidi J Larson Stephen S Lim Ali H Mokdad Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Shaun V Odell Gregory A Roth Peter T Serina Jeffrey D Stanaway Awoke Misganaw Harvey A Whiteford Timothy M Wolock Sarah Wulf Hanson Foad Abd-Allah Semaw Ferede Abera Laith J Abu-Raddad Fadia S AlBuhairan Azmeraw T Amare Carl Abelardo T Antonio Al Artaman Suzanne L Barker-Collo Lope H Barrero Corina Benjet Isabela M Bensenor Zulfiqar A Bhutta Boris Bikbov Alexandra Brazinova Ismael Campos-Nonato Carlos A Castañeda-Orjuela Ferrán Catalá-López Rajiv Chowdhury Cyrus Cooper John A Crump Rakhi Dandona Louisa Degenhardt Robert P Dellavalle Samath D Dharmaratne Emerito Jose A Faraon Valery L Feigin Thomas Fürst Johanna M Geleijnse Bradford D Gessner Katherine B Gibney Atsushi Goto David Gunnell Graeme J Hankey Roderick J Hay John C Hornberger H Dean Hosgood Guoqing Hu Kathryn H Jacobsen Sudha P Jayaraman Panniyammakal Jeemon Jost B Jonas André Karch Daniel Kim Sungroul Kim Yoshihiro Kokubo Barthelemy Kuate Defo Burcu Kucuk Bicer G Anil Kumar Anders Larsson Janet L Leasher Ricky Leung Yongmei Li Steven E Lipshultz Alan D Lopez Paulo A Lotufo Raimundas Lunevicius Ronan A Lyons Marek Majdan Reza Malekzadeh Taufiq Mashal Amanda J Mason-Jones Yohannes Adama Melaku Ziad A Memish Walter Mendoza Ted R Miller Charles N Mock Joseph Murray Sandra Nolte In-Hwan Oh Bolajoko Olubukunola Olusanya Katrina F Ortblad Eun-Kee Park Angel J Paternina Caicedo Scott B Patten George C Patton David M Pereira Norberto Perico Frédéric B Piel Suzanne Polinder Svetlana Popova Farshad Pourmalek D Alex Quistberg Giuseppe Remuzzi Alina Rodriguez David Rojas-Rueda Dietrich Rothenbacher David H Rothstein Juan Sanabria Itamar S Santos David C Schwebel Sadaf G Sepanlou Amira Shaheen Rahman Shiri Ivy Shiue Vegard Skirbekk Karen Sliwa Chandrashekhar T Sreeramareddy Dan J Stein Timothy J Steiner Lars Jacob Stovner Bryan L Sykes Karen M Tabb Abdullah Sulieman Terkawi Alan J Thomson Andrew L Thorne-Lyman Jeffrey Allen Towbin Kingsley Nnanna Ukwaja Tommi Vasankari Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian Vasiliy Victorovich Vlassov Stein Emil Vollset Elisabete Weiderpass Robert G Weintraub Andrea Werdecker James D Wilkinson Solomon Meseret Woldeyohannes Charles D A Wolfe Yuichiro Yano Paul Yip Naohiro Yonemoto Seok-Jun Yoon Mustafa Z Younis Chuanhua Yu Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Mohsen Naghavi Christopher J L Murray Theo Vos

JAMA Pediatr 2016 Mar;170(3):267-87

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March 2016

Impact of Socioeconomic Status, Ethnicity, and Urbanization on Risk Factor Profiles of Cardiovascular Disease in Africa.

Circulation 2016 Mar;133(12):1199-208

From Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa & IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (K.S.); Medical Research Council of South Africa, Inter-Cape Heart Group, Cape Town, South Africa (K.S.); Division of Hospital Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospitals, Rochester, MN (L.A.); Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (B.J.G.); Instituto Nacional de Saúde, Maputo, Mozambique (A.O.M.); and Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique (A.O.M.).

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March 2016

Low systolic blood pressure and high resting heart rate as predictors of outcome in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy.

Int J Cardiol 2015 11;190:376-82. Epub 2015 Apr 11.

Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Klinik für Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie, Angiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Kirrberger Str. 1, D 66424 Homburg, Saar, Germany. Electronic address:

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February 2016

Mutation analysis of the phospholamban gene in 315 South Africans with dilated, hypertrophic, peripartum and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathies.

Sci Rep 2016 Feb 26;6:22235. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Old Groote Schuur Hospital, Groote Schuur Drive, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa.

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February 2016

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

Authors:
Mohammad H Forouzanfar Lily Alexander H Ross Anderson Victoria F Bachman Stan Biryukov Michael Brauer Richard Burnett Daniel Casey Matthew M Coates Aaron Cohen Kristen Delwiche Kara Estep Joseph J Frostad K C Astha Hmwe H Kyu Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Marie Ng Erica Leigh Slepak Bernadette A Thomas Joseph Wagner Gunn Marit Aasvang Cristiana Abbafati Ayse Abbasoglu Ozgoren Foad Abd-Allah Semaw F Abera Victor Aboyans Biju Abraham Jerry Puthenpurakal Abraham Ibrahim Abubakar Niveen M E Abu-Rmeileh Tania C Aburto Tom Achoki Ademola Adelekan Koranteng Adofo Arsène K Adou José C Adsuar Ashkan Afshin Emilie E Agardh Mazin J Al Khabouri Faris H Al Lami Sayed Saidul Alam Deena Alasfoor Mohammed I Albittar Miguel A Alegretti Alicia V Aleman Zewdie A Alemu Rafael Alfonso-Cristancho Samia Alhabib Raghib Ali Mohammed K Ali François Alla Peter Allebeck Peter J Allen Ubai Alsharif Elena Alvarez Nelson Alvis-Guzman Adansi A Amankwaa Azmeraw T Amare Emmanuel A Ameh Omid Ameli Heresh Amini Walid Ammar Benjamin O Anderson Carl Abelardo T Antonio Palwasha Anwari Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham Johan Arnlöv Valentina S Arsic Arsenijevic Al Artaman Rana J Asghar Reza Assadi Lydia S Atkins Charles Atkinson Marco A Avila Baffour Awuah Alaa Badawi Maria C Bahit Talal Bakfalouni Kalpana Balakrishnan Shivanthi Balalla Ravi Kumar Balu Amitava Banerjee Ryan M Barber Suzanne L Barker-Collo Simon Barquera Lars Barregard Lope H Barrero Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez Ana C Basto-Abreu Arindam Basu Sanjay Basu Mohammed O Basulaiman Carolina Batis Ruvalcaba Justin Beardsley Neeraj Bedi Tolesa Bekele Michelle L Bell Corina Benjet Derrick A Bennett Habib Benzian Eduardo Bernabé Tariku J Beyene Neeraj Bhala Ashish Bhalla Zulfiqar A Bhutta Boris Bikbov Aref A Bin Abdulhak Jed D Blore Fiona M Blyth Megan A Bohensky Berrak Bora Başara Guilherme Borges Natan M Bornstein Dipan Bose Soufiane Boufous Rupert R Bourne Michael Brainin Alexandra Brazinova Nicholas J Breitborde Hermann Brenner Adam D M Briggs David M Broday Peter M Brooks Nigel G Bruce Traolach S Brugha Bert Brunekreef Rachelle Buchbinder Linh N Bui Gene Bukhman Andrew G Bulloch Michael Burch Peter G J Burney Ismael R Campos-Nonato Julio C Campuzano Alejandra J Cantoral Jack Caravanos Rosario Cárdenas Elisabeth Cardis David O Carpenter Valeria Caso Carlos A Castañeda-Orjuela Ruben E Castro Ferrán Catalá-López Fiorella Cavalleri Alanur Çavlin Vineet K Chadha Jung-Chen Chang Fiona J Charlson Honglei Chen Wanqing Chen Zhengming Chen Peggy P Chiang Odgerel Chimed-Ochir Rajiv Chowdhury Costas A Christophi Ting-Wu Chuang Sumeet S Chugh Massimo Cirillo Thomas K D Claßen Valentina Colistro Mercedes Colomar Samantha M Colquhoun Alejandra G Contreras Cyrus Cooper Kimberly Cooperrider Leslie T Cooper Josef Coresh Karen J Courville Michael H Criqui Lucia Cuevas-Nasu James Damsere-Derry Hadi Danawi Lalit Dandona Rakhi Dandona Paul I Dargan Adrian Davis Dragos V Davitoiu Anand Dayama E Filipa de Castro Vanessa De la Cruz-Góngora Diego De Leo Graça de Lima Louisa Degenhardt Borja del Pozo-Cruz Robert P Dellavalle Kebede Deribe Sarah Derrett Don C Des Jarlais Muluken Dessalegn Gabrielle A deVeber Karen M Devries Samath D Dharmaratne Mukesh K Dherani Daniel Dicker Eric L Ding Klara Dokova E Ray Dorsey Tim R Driscoll Leilei Duan Adnan M Durrani Beth E Ebel Richard G Ellenbogen Yousef M Elshrek Matthias Endres Sergey P Ermakov Holly E Erskine Babak Eshrati Alireza Esteghamati Saman Fahimi Emerito Jose A Faraon Farshad Farzadfar Derek F J Fay Valery L Feigin Andrea B Feigl Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad Alize J Ferrari Cleusa P Ferri Abraham D Flaxman Thomas D Fleming Nataliya Foigt Kyle J Foreman Urbano Fra Paleo Richard C Franklin Belinda Gabbe Lynne Gaffikin Emmanuela Gakidou Amiran Gamkrelidze Fortuné G Gankpé Ron T Gansevoort Francisco A García-Guerra Evariste Gasana Johanna M Geleijnse Bradford D Gessner Pete Gething Katherine B Gibney Richard F Gillum Ibrahim A M Ginawi Maurice Giroud Giorgia Giussani Shifalika Goenka 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Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition.

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Christopher J L Murray Ryan M Barber Kyle J Foreman Ayse Abbasoglu Ozgoren Foad Abd-Allah Semaw F Abera Victor Aboyans Jerry P Abraham Ibrahim Abubakar Laith J Abu-Raddad Niveen M Abu-Rmeileh Tom Achoki Ilana N Ackerman Zanfina Ademi Arsène K Adou José C Adsuar Ashkan Afshin Emilie E Agardh Sayed Saidul Alam Deena Alasfoor Mohammed I Albittar Miguel A Alegretti Zewdie A Alemu Rafael Alfonso-Cristancho Samia Alhabib Raghib Ali François Alla Peter Allebeck Mohammad A Almazroa Ubai Alsharif Elena Alvarez Nelson Alvis-Guzman Azmeraw T Amare Emmanuel A Ameh Heresh Amini Walid Ammar H Ross Anderson Benjamin O Anderson Carl Abelardo T Antonio Palwasha Anwari Johan Arnlöv Valentina S Arsic Arsenijevic Al Artaman Rana J Asghar Reza Assadi Lydia S Atkins Marco A Avila Baffour Awuah Victoria F Bachman Alaa Badawi Maria C Bahit Kalpana Balakrishnan Amitava Banerjee Suzanne L Barker-Collo Simon Barquera Lars Barregard Lope H Barrero Arindam Basu Sanjay Basu Mohammed O Basulaiman Justin Beardsley 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