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Atrial fibrillation: profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century.
- J. Ball, M. Carrington, J. McMurray, S. Stewart
- International journal of cardiology
- 1 September 2013
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) represents an increasing public health challenge with profound social and economic implications. METHODS A comprehensive synthesis and review of the AF… Expand
Contribution of the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemic to de novo presentations of heart disease in the Heart of Soweto Study cohort.
- K. Sliwa, M. Carrington, A. Becker, F. Thienemann, M. Ntsekhe, S. Stewart
- European heart journal
- 1 April 2012
AIMS The contemporary impact of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic on heart disease in South Africa (>5 million people affected) is unknown. The… Expand
Impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: the WHICH? (Which Heart Failure Intervention Is Most Cost-Effective & Consumer Friendly in Reducing Hospital Care) multicenter,…
- S. Stewart, M. Carrington, +8 authors P. Scuffham
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- 2 October 2012
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to make a head-to-head comparison of 2 common forms of multidisciplinary chronic heart failure (CHF) management. BACKGROUND Although direct patient contact… Expand
Nature's clocks and human mood: the circadian system modulates reward motivation.
Existing literature on reward motivation pays scant attention to the fact that reward potential of the environment varies dramatically with the light/dark cycle. Evolution, by contrast, treats this… Expand
Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community: insights from the Heart of Soweto Study
Background Little is known about the incidence and clinical characteristics of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF) in urban Africans in epidemiological transition. Methods This… Expand
Changes in cardiovascular function during the sleep onset period in young adults.
- M. Carrington, R. Barbieri, I. Colrain, K. Crowley, Y. Kim, J. Trinder
- Journal of applied physiology
- 1 February 2005
Blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) are influenced by the sleep-wake cycle, with relatively abrupt falls occurring in association with sleep onset (SO). However, the pattern and rate of fall in… Expand
Standing at the crossroads between new and historically prevalent heart disease: effects of migration and socio-economic factors in the Heart of Soweto cohort study.
- S. Stewart, M. Carrington, S. Pretorius, Puthuma Methusi, K. Sliwa
- European heart journal
- 1 February 2011
AIMS Migration, urbanization, and change in socio-economic factors have potentially profound effects on heart disease in low-to-middle income countries. METHODS AND RESULTS Chris Hani Baragwanath… Expand
Time from symptoms to definitive diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: The delay study
Survival rates for patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) have improved with the introduction of PAH-specific therapies. However, the time between patient-reported onset of… Expand
Heart failure, ventricular dysfunction and risk factor prevalence in Australian Aboriginal peoples: the Heart of the Heart Study
Background Limited strategies have been developed to evaluate and address the alarming discrepancy in early mortality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Objective To assess heart… Expand
Pattern of blood pressure in Australian adults: results from a national blood pressure screening day of 13,825 adults.
BACKGROUND Recent national data of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in Australia are limited. Therefore this study sought to gain a contemporary snapshot of the blood pressure (BP) profile… Expand