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2001

Screening for primary aldosteronism - normal ranges for aldosterone and renin on three South African population groups
Davidson JS, Myers JE, Opie LH, Rayner BL, Trinder YA
(December 16, 2001)

Summary: Rayner BL, Myers JE, Opie LH, Trinder YA, Davidson JS. Screening for primary aldosteronism – normal ranges for aldosterone and renin on three South African population groups. S Afr Medical J 2001; 91: 594-599.
Keywords: aldosterone, primary aldosteronism, renin, South Africa
Categories: 2001, Peer Reviewed Articles

Cardiology at the Limits IV
Opie LH, Yellon DM
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Opie LH, Yellon DM (Editors). Cardiology at the Limits IV. Stanford Writers, Univ. of Cape Town Press. Cape Town, 2001.
Categories: 2001, Chapters in Books

Mechanisms of cardiac contraction and relaxation. In: Heart Disease (6th Ed)
Opie LH
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Opie LH. Mechanisms of cardiac contraction and relaxation. In: Heart Disease (6th Edition). Ed. E Braunwald. W B Saunders, Philadelphia. 2001. pp 443-478.
Categories: 2001, Chapters in Books

Should I give digoxin to patients with heart failure if they are in sinus rhythm? If so, to whom? Are there dangers to stopping it once started
Opie LH
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Opie LH. Should I give digoxin to patients with heart failure if they are in sinus rhythm? If so, to whom? Are there dangers to stopping it once started. In: 100 Questions in Cardiology. D...
Categories: 2001, Chapters in Books

Adverse cardiovascular drug reactions and complications. In: Hurst's The Heart, Manual of Cardiology, 10th Ed
Frishman WH, Opie LH
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Opie LH, Frishman WH. Adverse cardiovascular drug reactions and complications. In: Hurst’s The Heart, Manual of Cardiology, 10th Ed. R A O’Rourke, V Fuster, W Alexander, R Roberts, S B King, H J J Wellens,...
Categories: 2001, Chapters in Books

Ventricular function. In: Essential Cardiology, Principles and Practice
Opie LH
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Opie LH. Ventricular function. In: Essential Cardiology, Principles and Practice. C Rosendorff, ed. W B Saunders, Philadelphia. 2001. pp 38-58.
Categories: 2001, Books

Which patients with impaired ventricles should receive an ACE inhibitor? What are the survival advantages? Do AT1-receptor antagonists conver the same advantages?
Opie LH
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Opie LH. Which patients with impaired ventricles should receive an ACE inhibitor? What are the survival advantages? Do AT1-receptor antagonists conver the same advantages? In: 100 Questions in Cardiology. D Holdright, H Montgomery, eds. BMJ...
Categories: 2001, Books

Trimetazidine (TMZ), an anti-ischemic drug, ameliorates loss of mitochondrial membrane potential resulting from simulated ischemia-reperfusion injury. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy 2001
Lacerda L, Minners J, Opie LH, Sack MN
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Minners J, Lacerda L, Opie LH, Sack MN. Trimetazidine (TMZ), an anti-ischemic drug, ameliorates loss of mitochondrial membrane potential resulting from simulated ischemia-reperfusion injury. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy 2001; 15 (Suppl 1): P-076.
Categories: 2001, Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

Proposed role of activation of protein kinase A (PKA) in lessening protective effects of ischemic preconditioning (IPC), as shown by H-89, an inhibitor of PKA activity
Awan MM, Hidaka H, Lochner A, Makaula S, Opie LH, Sack MN
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Makaula S, Awan MM, Lochner A, Hidaka H, Sack MN, Opie LH. Proposed role of activation of protein kinase A (PKA) in lessening protective effects of ischemic preconditioning (IPC), as shown by H-89, an inhibitor...
Categories: 2001, Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

Sphingolipid signalling: A putative novel pathway to activate mitochondrial KATP channel mediated preconditioning
Lecour S, Opie LH, Sack MN
(February 24, 2001)

Summary: Lecour S, Opie LH, Sack MN. Sphingolipid signalling: A putative novel pathway to activate mitochondrial KATP channel mediated preconditioning. Circulation 2001; 104 (Suppl II); II-15.
Categories: 2001, Conference Proceedings and Abstracts