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Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and large artery structure and function in young individuals : the African-PREDICT study
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
Motivation - In sub-Saharan Africa, the burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is increasing at an alarming rate. This may be due to the rapid urbanisation of traditional black populations, leading to lifestyle changes ...
Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor : exploring its potential as a marker of cardiovascular disease development in black South Africans of the PURE study
Motivation - In South Africa, various transitional changes parallel detrimental modifications in lifestyle behaviour of especially the lower socio-economic communities. We are currently double-burdened by a high prevalence ...
The association of the change in renin with cardiovascular and inflammatory markers in a bi-ethnic population : the SABPA study
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Motivation : A study done in South Africa stated that black participants have lower renin levels in comparison to white participants, which may be linked to the increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in ...
Cardiac stress and cardiovascular risk markers : the SABPA study
(North-West University (South-Africa), 2019)
Motivation - Pathological cardiac remodelling is a manifestation of end-organ damage and can be characterised by myocyte death and myocyte hypertrophy. An increased hemodynamic burden may follow the cardiac remodelling ...