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    • 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 (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 ...
    • NT-proBNP is associated with fibulin-1 in Africans: The SAfrEIC study 

      Kruger, R.; Schutte, R.; Huisman, H.W.; Schutte, A.E.; Argraves, W.S.; Rasmussen, L.; Olsen, M.D. (Elsevier, 2012)
      Objectives The N-terminal prohormone B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is involved in the regulation of volume load and secreted when systemic cardiac overload occurs. Fibulin-1 on the other hand is a component of ...