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Authors: Zhang, Y | Chong, W | Qian, Y
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/272822
Description: Flow diverters (FDs) are high density meshed stents designed to reduce blood flow into intra-cranial aneurysms. Though the FD is one of many intracranial aneurysm (IA) treatments, FD implantation may ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/223798
Description: Large elastic arteries and smaller muscular conduit arteries become stiffer with ageing, a process that is accelerated in the presence of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In recent years, numerous techni ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300845
Description: Background: In the era of TAVI, there has been renewed interest in the outcomes of conventional AVR for high-risk patients. This study evaluates the short- and long-term outcomes of AVR in octogenaria ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/213261
Description: Objective: To define the clinical syndrome of functional popliteal entrapment comparing pre and post surgical clinical outcomes with pre and post-operative provocative ultrasonic investigations. Furth ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/299417
Description: Background Bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors are considered as a relatively uncommon and less malignant group of lung cancers. However, patients with histologically atypical disease are known to have ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300859
Description: Background: The main criticism of surgery in the SYNTAX trial was increased rate of stroke when compared to percutaneous coronary intervention. We aimed to determine whether avoiding aortic manipulati ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/230275
Description: Background: There is a paucity of data to describe advanced forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in urban black Africans with hypertension (HT). Methods: Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital services the ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/300866
Description: Several large series have demonstrated that performing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery without manipulating the ascending aorta (anaortic) utilising all-arterial grafts provides superior prote ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/188918
Description: The development of an ideal small-diameter conduit for use in vascular bypass surgery has yet to be achieved. The ongoing innovation in biomaterial design generates novel conduits that require preclin ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/112830
Description: Background Studies in Western populations have shown the benefits of pretreatment with atorvastatin in preventing cardiovascular events in patients, including those with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113504
Description: Background: Studies in humans and animals suggest that zinc has the potential to affect lipoprotein metabolism and hence impact cardiovascular disease risk. Methods: A meta-analysis of controlled clin ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1148518
Description: Objectives: This study describes a genome-wide linkage analysis of a large family with clinically heterogeneous hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Background: Familial HCM is a disorder characterized ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/118127
Description: Background: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a serious condition, occurring more frequently in females than in males. SAH is mainly caused by rupture of an intracranial aneurysm, which is formed by lo ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/180631
Description: Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of age on regional aortic pulse wave velocity (aPWV). Background: aPWV is an independent predictor of cardiovascular risk and increase ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/188923
Description: Objectives - The present systematic review objectively assessed the safety and clinical effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve implantation for patients at high surgical risk with severe aortic s ... More
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