Heart Failure

Overview and Goals

Members

Chairperson for HEART FAILURE TASK FORCE: Prof Karen Sliwa (info@pascar.org) 

Publications

Mattia Arrigo, Alice Blet, et al. Bromocriptine for the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy: Welcome on BOARD. European Heart Journal 2017 (click here to download PDF)

Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Arash Haghiki, et al. Bromocriptine for the treatment of peripartum cardiomyopathy: a multicentre randomized study. European Heart Journal 2017 (click here to download PDF)

Elizabeth Namukwaya, Liz Grant, et al. Improving care for people with heart failure in Uganda: serial in-depth interviews with patients’ and their health care professionals. BMC Research Notes, 2017. (click here to download PDF)

Friedrich Thienemann a,Anastase Dzudie, et al. The causes, treatment, and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in Africa: Insights from the Pan African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) International Journal of Cardiology 2016  (click here to download PDF)

Dike Ojji, John Atherton, et al. Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in Asymptomatic Black Hypertensive Subjects. American Journal of Hypertension Advance Access, January 2015 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Beth A. Davison, et al. Gender differences in clinical characteristics and outcome of acute heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa: results of the THESUS-HF study. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2015 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Karen Sliwa, et al. Hypertensive Heart Failure in Nigerian Africans: Insights from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Simon Stewart, et al. Economic Burden of Heart Failure: Investigating Outpatient and Inpatient Costs in Abeokuta, Southwest Nigeria. PLOS ONE, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Dike B Ojji, Lionel H Opie, et al. The proposed role of plasma NT pro-brain natriuretic peptide in assessing cardiac remodelling in hypertensive African subjects. CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, September/October 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Thomas Callender, Mark Woodward, et al. Heart Failure Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLOS Medicine, August 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Anastase Dzudie, Andre Pascal Kengne, et al. Predictors of hospitalisations for heart failure and mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension associated with left heart disease. BMJ Open, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Simon Stewart, et al. Contemporary Profile of Acute Heart Failure in Southern Nigeria. JACC: Heart Failure, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Mahmoud U. Sani, Beth A Davison, et al. Renal dysfunction in African patients with acute heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Anastase Dzudie, Olga Milo, et al. Prognostic Significance of ECG Abnormalities for Mortality Risk in Acute Heart Failure: Insight From the Sub-Saharan Africa Survey of Heart. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Simon Stewart, et al. Economic Burden of Heart Failure: Investigating Outpatient and Inpatient Costs in Abeokuta, Southwest Nigeria. PLOS ONE, November 2014  (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Simon Stewart, et al. Contemporary Profile of Acute Heart Failure in Southern Nigeria. JACC Heart Failure, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Karen Sliwa, et al. Hypertensive Heart Failure in Nigerian Africans: Insights from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, November 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S. Ogah, Simon Stewart, et al. Predictors of Rehospitalization in Patients Admitted With Heart Failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S Ogah, Simon Stewart, et al. Short-term outcomes after hospital discharge in patients admitted with heart failure in Abeokuta, Nigeria:  Data from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry. CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, August 2014. (click here to download PDF)

Okechukwu S Ogah, Ikechi Okpechi, et al. Blood pressure, prevalence of hypertension and hypertension related complications in Nigerian Africans: A review. World Journal of Cardiology, Desember 2012 (click here to download PDF)

Research and activities

Pan-African Society of Cardiology: An overview of the Society’s important activities in 2014 (click here to download PDF)

Meetings and Events