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    • Adipokines and cardiometabolic function: How are they interlinked? 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leoné; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus (Elsevier, 2010)
    • Arterial stiffness profiles: investigating various sections of the arterial tree of African and caucasian people 

      Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Reimann, Manja; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Reimann, Manja (Informa healthcare, 2011)
      In Africans, arterial stiffness progression seems more pronounced compared to Caucasians. We compared the arterial stiffness profiles of different age groups and focused on muscular arteries and two more central arterial ...
    • Arterial stiffness, ambulatory blood pressure and low-grade albuminuria in non-diabetic African and caucasian men: the SABPA study 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Glyn, Matthew Colin Patrick; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Glyn, Matthew Colin Patrick; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné (Nature Publishing Group, 2011)
      Recent evidence suggests that low-grade urinary albumin excretion is a marker of early general attenuation of vascular function, but studies are limited to Caucasian population groups. We compared low-grade urinary albumin ...
    • Associations of cholesterol and glucose with cardiovascular dysfunction in black Africans: the SABPA study 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Lammertyn, Leandi; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Lammertyn, Leandi; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné (Informa healthcare, 2011)
      The aim was to determine whether blood glucose or cholesterol is the more prominent contributor to cardiovascular dysfunction in 101 African men and 99 African women. We measured ambulatory daytime blood pressure (BP), ...
    • Blood pressure variability is significantly associated with ECG left ventricular mass in normotensive Africans: the SABPA study 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné (Nature Publishing Group, 2011)
      The prognostic significance of blood pressure (BP) variability has lately enjoyed considerable attention. The need for early markers of cardiovascular dysfunction is imperative in black South Africans who have a significant ...
    • Comparison of central pressure estimates obtained from SphygmoCor, Omron HEM-9000AI and carotid applanation tonometry 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Glyn, Matthew Colin Patrick; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kips, Jan; Malan, Leone; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Segers, Patrick; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Vermeersch, Sebastian; Van Bortel, Luc; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Glyn, Matthew Colin Patrick; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kips, Jan; Malan, Leoné; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Segers, Patrick; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Vermeersch, Sebastian; Van Bortel, Luc (Lipppincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
      Background: The Omron HEM-9000AI is the first automated tonometer to provide an estimate of central SBP (cSBP), which is considered to be more predictive of cardiovascular events than brachial pressure. However, considerable ...
    • Conventional and behavioral risk factors explain differences in sub-clinical vascular disease between black and Caucasian South Africans:  the SABPA study 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Hamer, M.; Seedat, Y.K.; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leoné; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Hamer, M.; Seedat, Y.K. (Elsevier, 2011)
      Conventional and behavioral risk factors explain differences in sub-clinical vascular disease between black and Caucasian South Africans: The SABPA study Objectives: There is an emerging burden of cardiovascular disease ...
    • Dimethylarginines: Their vascular and metabolic roles in Africans and Caucasians 

      Anderssohn, Maike; Böger, Rainer; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Schwedhelm, Edzard; Strimbeanu, Sebastian; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Anderssohn, Maike; Böger, Rainer; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Schwedhelm, Edzard; Strimbeanu, Sebastian; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus (BioScintifica, 2010)
    • N-terminal prohormone B-type natriuretic peptide and cardiovascular function in Africans and Caucasians: the SAfrEIC study 

      Hindersson, Peter; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Ruan; Olsen, Michael; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Hindersson, Peter; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Ruan; Olsen, Michael; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph (Elsevier, 2012)
      Background This study compared NT-proBNP levels and the association with cardiovascular markers between Africans and Caucasians from South Africa. Methods This cross-sectional study involved 201 Africans and 255 Caucasians ...
    • NT-proBNP and potential vascular calcification in black and caucasian African men: the SAfrEIC study 

      Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Ruan; Olsen, Michael; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph (ISHIB, 2012)
      OBJECTIVE: The N-terminal prohormone B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is a reliable marker of cardiac strain. In hypertensive heart disease, NT-proBNP levels increase and may lose its protective function. Simultaneously, ...
    • Plasma renin responses to mental stress and carotid intima-media thickness in black Africans: The SABPA study 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Hamer, M.; Seedat, Y.K.; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leoné; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Hamer, M.; Seedat, Y.K. (Nature Publishing Group, 2011)
      The renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system can be activated by sympathetic nervous input and is thought to have an important role in the prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular risk in black Africans. We examined (1) ...
    • The relationship between adiponectin, ageing and renal function in a bi-ethnic sample 

      Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth (Elsevier, 2011)
      Ageing is associated with elevated adiponectin levels. Our aim was to assess whether age-related increase in adiponectin is associated with a decrease in renal function. The study comprised African (N = 277) and Caucasian ...
    • Serum calcium revisited: Associations with 24-h ambulatory blood pressure and cardiovascular reactivity in Africans 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus (The Japanese Society of Hypertension, 2010)
    • Uric acid and the cardiovascular profile of African and caucasian men 

      Huisman, Hugo Willem; Palmer, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Palmer, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth (Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010)
    • The usefulness of Y-glutamyltransferase as a marker of cardiovascular function in Africans and caucasians: the SABPA study 

      Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Glyn, Matthew Colin Patrick; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leone; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Glyn, Matthew Colin Patrick; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Leoné; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus (Informa Healthcare, 2012)
      Aim. Serum γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT) is increasingly regarded as a marker of vascular function. However, the usefulness of this marker is in dispute. Gender and ethnic differences, as well as the serum level range where ...