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Kumasi Publications

  • Plange-Rhule J, Kerry SM, Eastwood JB, Micah FB, Antwi S, Cappuccio FP. Blood pressure and haematological indices in twelve communities in Ashanti, Ghana. Int J Hypertens 2018; in press
  • Fisher DL, Plange-Rhule J, Moreton M, Eastwood JB, Kerry SM, Micha F, Johnston A, Cappuccio FP, MacPhee IAM. CYP3A5 as a candidate gene for hypertension: no support from an unselected indigenous West African population. J Hum Hypertens 2016; doi:10.1038/jhh.2016.25.

  • Cappuccio FP & Miller MA. Cardiovascular disease and hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: burden, risk and interventions. Internal & Emergency Medicine 2016; 11(3): 299-305

  • Modesti PA, Reboldi G, Cappuccio FP, Agyemang C, Remuzzi G, Rapi S, Perruolo E, Parati G, ESH Working Group on CV Risk in Low Resource Settings. Panethnic differences in blood pressure in Europe: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 2016; 11(1): e0147601.

  • Modesti PA, Agostoni P, Agyemang C, Basu S, Benetos A, Cappuccio FP, Kalyesubula R, O’Brien E, Kilama MO, Perlini S, Picano E, Remuzzi G, Stuckler D, Twagirumukiza M, Van Bortel LM, Zhao D, Parati G on behalf of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Subjects Living in or Emigrating from Low Resource Settings. Cardiovascular risk assessment in low resources setting. A consensus document of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk in Low Resource Settings. J Hypertension 2014; 32: 951-60
  • Wurie HR & Cappuccio FP. Cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries: an urgent priority. Ethnicity & Health 2012; 17(6): 543-50
  • Eastwood JB, Kerry SM, Plange-Rhule J, Micah FB, Antwi S, Boa FG, Banerjee D, Miller MA, Emmett L & Cappuccio FP. Assessment of GFR by four methods in adults in Ashanti, Ghana: the need for an eGFR equation for lean African populations. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2010; 25(7): 2178-87
  • Cappuccio FP, Kerry SM, Adeyemo A, Luke A, Amoah AGB, Bovet P, Connor MD, Forrester T, Gervasoni J-P, Kimbally Kaki G, Plange-Rhule J, Thorogood M & Cooper RS. Body size and blood pressure. An analysis of Africans and the African diaspora. Epidemiology 2008;19:39-46
  • Cappuccio FP, Kerry S M, Micah FB, Plange-Rhule J, Eastwood JB. A community programme to reduce salt intake and blood pressure in Ghana (ISRCTN 88789643). BMC Public Health 2006; 6: 13
  • Harries TH, Twumasi-Abosi V, Plange-Rhule J, Cappuccio FP. Hypertension management in Kumasi: barriers and prejudice? J Hum Hypert 2005; 19: 975-7
  • Kerry SM, Micah FB, Plange-Rhule J, Eastwood JB, Cappuccio FP. Blood pressure and body mass index in lean rural and semi-urban subjects in West Africa. J Hypertens 2005; 23: 1645-1651
  • Kerry SM, Cappuccio FP, Emmett L, Plange-Rhule J, Eastwood JB. Reducing selection bias in a cluster randomised trial in West African villages. Clinical Trials 2005; 2: 125-9
  • Kerry SM, Emmett L, Micah FB, Martin-Peprah R, Antwi S, Phillips RO, Plange-Rhule J, Eastwood JB, Cappuccio FP. Rural and semi-urban differences in salt intake, and its dietary sources, in Ashanti, West Africa. Ethn Dis 2005; 15: 33-39
  • Cappuccio FP, Micah FB, Emmett L, Kerry SM, Antwi S, Martin-Peprah R, Phillips RO, Plange-Rhule J, Eastwood JB. Prevalence, detection, management and control of hypertension in Ashanti, West Africa. Hypertension 2004; 43: 1017-22
  • Cappuccio FP. Epidemiologic transition, migration and cardiovascular disease. Int J Epidemiol 2004; 33: 387-8
  • Plange-Rhule J, Cappuccio FP, Emmett L, Kerry SM, Edmundson AR, Acheampong D, Eastwood JB. A community study of health promotion in rural West Africa: details of a household survey and population census. Q J Med 2002; 95: 1-6
  • Dong YB, Plange-Rhule J, Owusu I, Micah F, Eastwood JB, Carter ND, Saggar-Malik AK, Cappuccio FP, Jeffery S. T594M mutation of the beta-subunit of the epithelial sodium channel in Ghanaian populations from Kumasi and London and a possible association with hypertension. Genetic Testing 2002; 6: 63-5
  • Cappuccio FP, Plange-Rhule J, Phillips RO, Eastwood JB. Prevention of hypertension and stroke in Africa. Lancet 2000; 356: 677-8
  • Plange-Rhule J, Phillips R, Acheampong JW, Saggar-Malik AK, Cappuccio FP, Eastwood JB. Hypertension and renal failure in Kumasi, Ghana. J Hum Hypert 1999; 13: 37-40