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Exploring the link between cardiovascular reactivity and end–organ damage in African and Caucasian men: the SABPA study
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
BACKGROUND Heart failure in the African population is reaching alarming levels. Increased afterload as a result of increased vasoconstriction during stress may lead to impaired ventricular function and stroke volume (SV) ...
Low testosterone and hyperkinetic blood pressure responses in a cohort of South African men: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Hypertension (HT) and the metabolic syndrome are major problems in Africa. The role of sex hormones in the cardiovascular profile of black Africans in South Africa has not been studied. Our objective was to study the ...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor and hypertension among black South Africans after 5 years
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is a biomarker that links inflammation with cardiovascular risk. "However, studies linking suPAR and hypertension are scant. First, we determined whether baseline ...