Cardiovascular Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Posted On 2020-09-15 14:00:31

This focused issue on “Cardiovascular Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” is edited by Dr. Ntobeko Ntusi, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Review Article
An overview of heart failure in low- and middle-income countries
Valirie N. Agbor, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Jean Jacques Noubiap

Infective endocarditis in South Africa
Alfonso Jan Pecoraro, Anton Frans Doubell

Genetics of inherited cardiomyopathies in Africa
Gasnat Shaboodien, Timothy F. Spracklen, Stephen Kamuli, Polycarp Ndibangwi, Carla Van Niekerk, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi

Challenges in addressing the knowledge gap on endomyocardial fibrosis through community-based studies
Jenisse Mbanze, Basilio Cumbane, Rolando Jive, Ana Mocumbi

Tuberculous pericardial disease: a focused update on diagnosis, therapy and prevention of complications
Kishendree Naicker, Mpiko Ntsekhe

Circulating biomarkers in the early detection of hypertensive heart disease: usefulness in the developing world
Dike Ojji, Elena Libhaber, Kim Lamont, Friedrich Thienemann, Karen Sliwa

Rheumatic heart disease: current status of diagnosis and therapy
Ferande Peters, Ganesan Karthikeyan, Jessica Abrams, Lorrein Muhwava, Liesl Zühlke

Pulmonary hypertension in low- and middle-income countries with focus on sub-Saharan Africa
Anastase Dzudie, Bonaventure Suiru Dzekem, Dike B. Ojji, Andre Pascal Kengne, Ana Olga Mocumbi, Karen Sliwa, Friedrich Thienemann

Detection and management of arrhythmias in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Julian Hoevelmann, Lina Hähnle, Julia Hähnle, Karen Sliwa, Charle Viljoen

A glimpse of hope: cardiac surgery in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
Peter Zilla, R. Morton Bolman III, Percy Boateng, Karen Sliwa

Cardiac arrhythmias in low- and middle-income countries
Philasande Mkoko, Ehete Bahiru, Olujimi A. Ajijola, Aime Bonny, Ashley Chin

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for structural heart disease
Yiling Situ, Samuel C. M. Birch, Camila Moreyra, Cameron J. Holloway

Multimorbidity and cardiovascular disease: a perspective on low- and middle-income countries
Friedrich Thienemann, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Edouard Battegay, Beatrice U. Mueller, Marcus Cheetham

The series “Cardiovascular Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” was commissioned by the editorial office, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy without any sponsorship or funding. Ntobeko Ntusi served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.