Research Articles (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

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Research Articles (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

 

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  • Du Toit, M. M.   Smith, M.   Odendaal, H. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-12)
    Objective. To investigate the association between preconception and prenatal alcohol use and abruptio placentae. Methods. A case-control study of women with the clinical diagnosis of abruptio placentae, 65 cases and 66 ...
  • Apffelstaedt, Justus (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2013-03)
    The Breast Interest Group of Southern Africa would like to respond to a recent article in the SAMJ regarding the activities of PinkDrive in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
  • La Grange, Jane   Kruger, Thinus   Van der Merwe, Kobie   Siebert, Igno   Viola, Maria   Matsaseng, Thabo (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011-05)
    Contraception by means of fallopian tube sterilisation is the most common method used worldwide, and it is estimated that on average 138 million women of reproductive age are sterilised globally each year. Several studies ...
  • Lourens, Renardo J.   Siebert, T. I.   Kruger, T. F.   Van der Merwe, J. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011-09)
    Background. The safety of laparoscopic myomectomy has been questioned, especially in the case of fibroids. Objectives. To assess the safety of laparoscopic myomectomy for intramural fibroids and study the subsequent effect ...
  • Adam, Ameera   Jeffery, Stephen   Adam, Ahmed   De Jong, Peter   Arieff, Yusuf (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2012-03)
    Introduction and hypothesis. A comparative study assessing the management of posterior compartment prolapse (PCP) by gynaecologists and urologists in South Africa. Methods. Questionnaires relating to the above procedures ...
  • Botha, M. H. ( Hennie) (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-10)
    Cervical cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in women in southern Africa, with an estimated lifetime risk of 1 in 26.1 Unfortunately most of these cancers are also diagnosed at a late stage, with subsequent ...
  • Koen, Liezl   Niehaus, Dana J. H.   Wright, Galen   Warnich, Louise   De Jong, Greetje   Emsley, Robin A.   Mall, Sumaya (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-03)
    Chromosome 22q11 aberrations substantially increase the risk for developing schizophrenia. Although micro-deletions in this region have been extensively investigated in different populations across the world, little is ...
  • Dyer, S. J.   Kruger, T. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-03)
    Objective. We present the first report from the South African Register of Assisted Reproductive Techniques. Methods. All assisted reproductive technology (ART) centres in South Africa were invited to join the register. ...
  • Mugabo, Pierre   Els, Ilse   Smith, Johan   Rabie, Helena   Smith, Peter   Mirochnick, Mark   Steyn, Wilhelm   Hall, David   Madsen, Richard   Cotton, Mark F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011-09)
    Background. No pharmacokinetic data exist for premature infants receiving single-dose nevirapine (sd NVP) for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. Aim. To describe NVP decay pharmacokinetics in two ...
  • Odendaal, H. (HMPG, 1974-01)
    Fetal pH estimations are most helpful in evaluating the intrauterine condition of the fetus. False abnormal and false normal values, however, are caused by certain conditions of which caput succedaneum is one.
  • Rosemann, G. W. E. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
    Acute appendicitis in pregnancy and its treatment are reviewed. Six cases are described. Early surgery is recommended and a conservative watchfulness for more than 4 to 6 hours is condemned.
  • Labadarios, D. (HMPG, 1979-02)
    [No abstract available]
  • Retief, A. E.   Kotze, G. M.   Fox, M. F.   Venter, P. A.   Van Zyl, J. A.   Van Niekerk, W. A. (HMPG, 1979-06)
    The chromosome results of a series of 2 334 patients referred for cytogenetic analysis during 1966-1977 were tabulated by computer. The patients were grouped according to indications for referral, the main indications being ...
  • Du Toit, J. P. (HMPG, 1979-12)
    The diagnostic procedures and treatment of carcinoma in situ and severe dysplasia of the cervix are becoming more conservative. In a developing country special problems make such an approach more hazardous. During a 15-months ...
  • Menkveld, R.   Van Zyl, J. A.   Stander, F. S. H.   Conradie, E.   Kopper, K. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1980-10)
    A new method for counting spermatozoa was introduced by Makler. This method was compared with the white blood cell pipette method and the results revealed high precision and accuracy (difference of means = 5,9%). Makler's ...
  • Odendaal, H. J. (HMPG, 1980-05)
    Although the fetal heart rate was being monitored in 16 378 patients during labour, intra-uterine death occurred in 13 cases (0,08%). These fetuses had birth weights of more than 1 000 g. In one patient monitoring was ...
  • Louw, N. S.   Van Schouwenburg, J. (1980-03)
    A case of inversion of the uterus in a 14 year old Xhosa girl is reported. The probable precipitating factor was a submucosal stromal sarcoma. The treatment of the condition is discussed.
  • Deale, C. J. C.   Du Toit, J. P. (1980-11)
    From July 1976 to December 1978 invasive carcinoma of the cervix in 369 new patients at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP, was classified into stages according to the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics ...
  • Van der Merwe, J. V. (HMPG, 1981-01)
    Fifty patients with premature gonadal failure were subdivided into primary and secondary failure groups. Karyotyping in the primary and ovarian histological examination in the secondary group are preferred diagnostic ...
  • Van der Merwe, J. V. (HMPG, 1981-02)
    Serum gonadotrophin values were measured in 410 patients with amenorrhoea. These patients were grouped into five groups in order to determine diagnostic gonadotrophin values, since the latter are most often implicated in ...