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Hypertension in Sub-Saharan African Populations
Background— Hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa is a widespread problem of immense economic importance because of its high prevalence in urban areas, its frequent underdiagnosis, and the severity ofExpand
The Rising Burden of Diabetes and Hypertension in Southeast Asian and African Regions: Need for Effective Strategies for Prevention and Control in Primary Health Care Settings
Aim. To review the available literature on burden of diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension (HTN) and its coexistence in Southeast Asian (SEA) and the African (AFR) regions and to suggest strategiesExpand
Recommendations for prevention, diagnosis and management of hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in sub-Saharan Africa.
IntroductionThe need for a common set of recommendations for sub-Saharan AfricaThe available data from a few countries in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have highlighted the increasing importance ofExpand
Coping with urbanization: A cardiometabolic risk?: The THUSA study
An assessment of specific coping styles in rural-urban Africans is done to evaluate its contribution as cardiometabolic risk factor. In total, 608 apparently healthy Africans were included in aExpand
Hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa
Abstract P-473 Key Words: Hypertension, Sub-Saharan Africa, Cardiovascular Control Program
South African hypertension guideline 2011.
  • Y. Seedat, B. Rayner
  • Medicine
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
  • 14 December 2011
OUTCOMES Extensive data from randomised controlled trials have shown the benefit of treating hypertension. The target blood pressure (BP) for antihypertensive management is systolic <140 mmHg andExpand
Arterial thrombosis in nephrotic syndrome.
The nephrotic syndrome is characterized by profound changes in the turnover and concentration of most plasma proteins, including those involved in the coagulation pathways. ThromboembolicExpand
High mortality with systemic lupus erythematosus in hospitalized African blacks.
This survey was undertaken to determine the clinical spectrum and outcome of SLE in hospitalized African blacks in Durban, South Africa. We reviewed the hospital records of all patients with SLE whoExpand
Acute renal failure from Callilepsis laureola.
This article describes the clinical course and management of a patient who developed hyperkalaemic acute renal failure due to a herbal medicine, Callilepsis laureola.