Topics: Cardiovascular health

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy: how can health services adapt to the needs of Indigenous women? A qualitative study

Belton S, Kruske S, Jackson Pulver L, Sherwood J, Tune K, Carapetis J, Vaughan G, Peek M, McLintock C, Sullivan E (2017) Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy: how can health services adapt to the needs of Indigenous women? A qualitative study Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Early view:


Risk factors associated with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy within an urban Indigenous population in south western Sydney

Daly A, Sriram N, Woodall C, Selvakumar K, Briggs K, Garg P, Russell L, Yu M, Beetson K, Hennessy A (2017) Risk factors associated with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy within an urban Indigenous population in south western Sydney Internal Medicine Journal; Accepted articles


Sociodemographic variations in the amount, duration and cost of potentially preventable hospitalisation for chronic conditions among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians: a period prevalence study of linked public hospital data

Banham D, Chen T, Karnon J, Brown A, Lynch J (2017) Sociodemographic variations in the amount, duration and cost of potentially preventable hospitalisation for chronic conditions among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians: a period prevalence study of linked public hospital data BMJ Open; 7(10): e017331 Retrieved 15 October 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017331


Reference intervals for non-fasting CVD lipids and inflammation markers in pregnant Indigenous Australian women

Schumacher TL, Oldmeadow C, Clausen D, Weatherall L, Keogh L, Pringle KG, Rae KM (2017) Reference intervals for non-fasting CVD lipids and inflammation markers in pregnant Indigenous Australian women Healthcare; 5(4): 72 Retrieved 14 October 2017 from https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare5040072


Rheumatic Heart Disease: recognition, prevention and treatment

SA Health (2017) Rheumatic Heart Disease: recognition, prevention and treatment Adelaide, SA: SA Health This five-minute video, produced by SA Health, aims to familiarise health professionals with Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD).


Genome-wide analysis of genetic risk factors for rheumatic heart disease in Aboriginal Australians provides support for pathogenic molecular mimicry

Gray Lesley-A, D’Antoine HA, Tong SYC, McKinnon M, Bessarab D, Brown N, Reményi B, Steer A, Syn G, Blackwell JM, Inouye M, Carapetis JR (2017) Genome-wide analysis of genetic risk factors for rheumatic heart disease in Aboriginal Australians provides support for pathogenic molecular mimicry Journal of Infectious Diseases; Accepted articles


Aboriginal health in South Australia: 2017 case study

Health Performance Council (2017) Aboriginal health in South Australia: 2017 case study Adelaide: Government of South Australia


Sharing a heartbeat: a short film about RHD in pregnancy

RHDAustralia (2017) Sharing a heartbeat: a short film about RHD in pregnancy Darwin, NT: RHDAustralia This 12-minute film is a health promotion resource providing information about how rheumatic heart disease (RHD) can impact on fertility, pregnancy and raising a family.


Cost-effectiveness of stroke care in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients: an observational cohort study in the Northern Territory of Australia

Zhao Y, Guthridge S, Falhammar H, Flavell H, Cadilhac DA (2017) Cost-effectiveness of stroke care in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients: an observational cohort study in the Northern Territory of Australia BMJ Open; 7(10): e015033 Retrieved 5 October 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015033


Bilirubin concentration is positively associated with haemoglobin concentration and inversely associated with albumin to creatinine ratio among indigenous Australians: eGFR study

Hughes JT, Barzi F, Hoy WE, Jones GRD, Rathnayake G, Majoni SW, Thomas M, Sinha A, Cass A, MacIsaac RJ, O’Dea K, Maple-Brown LJ (2017) Bilirubin concentration is positively associated with haemoglobin concentration and inversely associated with albumin to creatinine ratio among indigenous Australians: eGFR study Clinical Biochemistry; Articles in Press: (1-8)


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