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Marlien Pieters
North-West University
EndocrinologyFibrinogenFibrinDiabetes mellitusMedicine
65Publications
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#1Cristian Ricci (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 5
#2Heinz Freisling (IARC: International Agency for Research on Cancer)H-Index: 25
Last. Marlien Pieters (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 16
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Summary Background and aims Cancer is the second most common chronic disease and cause of death in the United States. Our aim was to evaluate the associations of sedentary behavior and nutrient intakes with total and cancer-specific mortality among US cancer survivors. Methods Data from 2,371 cancer survivors collected by the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey between 1999 and 2014 were linked to the US mortality registry. Multivariable adjusted Cox proportional hazard models we...
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#1Cristian Ricci (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 5
#2Aletta Elizabeth Schutte (NWU: North-West University)
Last. Marlien Pieters (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 16
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BACKGROUND: Excessive alcohol use is the third leading cause of mortality in the United States, where alcohol use consistently increased over the last decades. This trend is currently maintained, despite regulatory policies aimed to counteract it. While the increased health risks resulting from alcohol use are evident, some open questions regarding alcohol use and its consequences in the US population remain. OBJECTIVES: The current work aims to evaluate the relation between alcohol consumption ...
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#2Marlien PietersH-Index: 16
Last. Martin GutholdH-Index: 29
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#1Marlien Pieters (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 16
#2Martin Guthold (Wake Forest University)H-Index: 29
Last. Zelda de Lange (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 6
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Turbidimetry is used to characterize fibrin clot properties. In purified systems, maximum absorbance (MA) directly relates to fibrin fiber cross-sectional area. However, in plasma samples there are discrepancies in the relationships between MA and fibrinogen concentration, fiber diameter, other clot properties, and cardiovascular disease outcomes, which complicate data interpretation. This study aims to advance understanding of MA of plasma clots through testing how well it relates to fundamenta...
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#1Adriaan JacobsH-Index: 1
#2Aletta E. SchutteH-Index: 44
Last. Marlien PietersH-Index: 16
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Objectives:Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) has consistently shown positive associations with blood pressure (BP). Whether elevations in PAI-1 levels precede or result from raised BP is still under debate and data on prospective studies are limited. Hence, we investigated the prospective as
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#1Z. de Lange (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 3
#2B. Kahler (NWU: North-West University)
Last. Marlien Pieters (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 16
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Abstract Evidence regarding the relationship of plasma clot properties with fatty acids is contradictory, owing to different experimental protocols employed. The relationship of fibrinogen and plasma fibrin clot properties with plasma phospholipid fatty acids were cross-sectionally investigated in a population-based setting in 900 individuals. Composite saturated fatty acids (driven by stearic acid) and composite n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (driven by docosahexaenoic and arachidonic ...
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#1Marlien Pieters (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 16
#2Alisa S. Wolberg (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 30
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#1Aletta E. Schutte (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 44
#2Philimon N. Gona (University of Massachusetts Boston)H-Index: 21
Last. Hugo W. Huisman (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 24
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BackgroundGlobally hypertension is stabilising, but in sub-Saharan Africa the incidence of hypertension remains on an increase. Although this might be attributed to poor healthcare and ineffective ...
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