Publications – 2010

Standing at the crossroads between new and historically prevalent heart disease: effects of migratio

2010 - Simon Stewart, Melinda Carrington, Sandra Pretorius, Puthuma Methusi and Karen Sliwa.
  • European Heart Journal doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehq439
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Medication Adherence, Self-care Behaviour and Knowledge on Heart Failure in Urban South Africa: The Heart of Soweto Study.

2010 - Ruf V, Stewart S, Pretorius S, Kubheka, M, Lautenschlaeger C, Presek P,Sliwa K.
  • Cardiovascular Journal of Africa; 21: 86.
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Bromocriptine treatment associated with recovery from peripartum cardiomyopathy in siblings: two case reports.

2010 - Meyer GP, Labidi S, Podewski E, Sliwa K, Drexler H, Hilfiker-Kleiner D.
  • J Med Case Reports; 4: 80.

An observational study of the impact of early therapy on dyspnea in patients with acute heart failure syndromes: the URGENT Dyspnea study.

2010 - Mebazaa A, Pang PS, Tavares M, Collins SP, Storrow A, Laribi S, Andre S, Courtney DM, Hasa J, Spinar J, Masip J, Peacock WF, Sliwa K, Cleland JGF, Gheorghiade M.
  • Eur Heart J; 31(7): 832-841.
  • [IF 9.8]

Incidence and characteristics of newly diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in urban African adults: Insights from the Heart of Soweto Study.

2010 - Sliwa K, Carrington M, Mayosi BM, Zigriadis E, Mvungi R. Stewart S.
  • Eur Heart J; 31(6):719-727.
  • [IF 9.8]
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Challenges in Diagnosis, Prognosis and Therapy.

2010 - Tibazarwa K, Sliwa K.
  • Prog Cardiovasc Dis; 52: 317-325.
  • [IF 4.2]

The epidemic of cardiovascular disease in the developing world: global implications.

2010 - Gersh B, Sliwa K, Mayosi B, Yusuf S.
  • Eur Heart J; 31(6): 642-648.
  • [IF 9.8]
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Evaluation of bromocriptine in the treatment of acute severe Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: a proof of concept pilot study.

2010 - Sliwa K,Blauwet L, Tibazarwa K, Libhaber E, Smedema JP, Becker A, McMurray JM, Yamac H, Labidi S, Struhman I, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner D.
  • Circulation; 121(13):1465-1473.
  • [IF 14.8]
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Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in Black South African with HIV and Acute Coronary syndrome.

2010 - Becker AC, Sliwa K,Libhaber E, Essop MR.
  • Journal of HIV and Research (JAHR); in press.
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Current state of knowledge on aetiology, diagnosis, management and therapy of peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM): a position statement from the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Working group on PPCM.

2010 - Sliwa K, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Petrie MC.
  • Eur Heart Fail J 2010; 12: 767-778.
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