• Lymphoma : emerging realities in sub-Saharan Africa 

      Sissolak, Gerhard; Juritz, June; Sissolak, Dagmar; Wood, Lucille; Jacobs, Peter (Elsevier, 2011-04)
      Substantial geographical differences exist for Hodgkin and other lymphoproliferative disorders with these having previously been documented in a report from the lymphoma reclassification project. In the light of rampant ...
    • Lymphomas of large cells 

      Staples, W. G.; Getaz, E. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      Historical aspects of the classification of large-cell lymphomas are described. Immunological characterization of the lymphomas is possible by identification of T and B lymphocytes according to their cell membrane surface ...
    • Lysosomal disruption during the development of endotoxic shock in the baboon 

      Janson, P. M. C.; Kuhn, S. H.; Geldenhuys, J. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975-06)
      Lysosomal disruption with release of lysosomal enzymes has been described in shock. This study was designed to demonstrate the release of lysosomal enzymes in the liver and lung in addition to determining circulating serum ...
    • Magnetic resonance imaging of the cerebral malformation in Miller-Dieker syndrome. A case report 

      Smith, J.; Schoeman, J. F.; Booysen, J. T. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-12)
      Absent or defective cortical gyri (lissencephaly) combined with a characteristic phenotypic appearance was first reported by Miller and Dieker in 1963 and the clinical, computed tomographic and pathological features of ...
    • The magnitude and duration of post exercise hypotension after land and water exercise 

      Esterhuyse, Aletta Maria (Dissertations -- Sport scienceTheses -- Sport science, 2009-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It is well-known that acute and chronic aerobic and resistance exercise results in decreased blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive individuals. There is little evidence that water exercise has a similar ...
    • The Magpie study - clinical implications for poor countries 

      Steyn, D. W.; Hofmeyr, G. J.; Jackson, K. C.; Kambaran, A.; MacDonald, P.; Matsela, L.; Moodley, J.; Pattinson, R. C.; Pirani, N. E.; Schoon, M. G. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2003)
      [No abstract available]
    • Mainstreaming disability into the poverty reduction processes in Uganda : the role of the human rights - based approach to the National Development Plan 

      Mulumba, Moses (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Research evidence suggesting the link between disability and poverty has been increasing at an alarming rate in recent years. Despite this, there has been very little attention to ensuring representation ...
    • Major disruption of the pelvic ring during normal vaginal delivery : a case report 

      Van Heukelum, M.; Blake, C. (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017)
      Open-book pelvic fractures are generally associated with high energy trauma. Occasionally these fractures are seen as a complication of normal vaginal delivery. We report the case of a 25-year-old female with a 77 mm ...
    • Making use of an existing questionnaire to measure patient-centred attitudes in undergraduate medical students : a case study 

      Archer, E.; Bezuidenhout, J.; Kidd, M.; Van Heerden, B. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-09)
      Background. Patient-centred care is widely acknowledged as important to achieve improved patient outcomes in healthcare. Therefore, it is vital that medical schools should foster this attitude in their students. Studies ...
    • Malacoplakia of the vagina : first case report 

      Van Der Walt, J. J.; Marcus, P. B.; De Wet, J. J.; Burger, A. J. J. (HMPG, 1973-08)
      The first case of malacoplakia known to have affected the female genital tract is presented. This lesion involved the upper vagina and presented clinically as an infiltrating carcinoma. No evidence of malacoplakia of ...
    • Malaria in Namibia : a community study 

      Udjombala, Hilka Tuyenikelao (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The researcher has identified several problems in the North West Health Directorate community of Namibia regarding malaria and malaria related deaths. Against this background the study was undertaken ...
    • Male versus female condoms for contraception 

      Motaze, Nkengafac V.; Okwundu, Charles I.; Temfack, Elvis; Mboudou, Emile (John Wiley & Sons, 2013-06-13)
      The main objective of this review is to compare the female condom to the male condom as a method of contraception.
    • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord: A case report 

      Botma, J. P.; De Kock, M. L. S.; Laubscher, W. M. L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-03)
      A case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord treated by primary local excision, followed 5 days later by radical inguinal orchidectomy and hemi-scrotectomy is reported. At 30 months' follow-up the patient ...
    • Malignant hyperthermia - still around 

      Boshoff, Lourens (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1995)
      [No abstract available]
    • Malingering in clinical practice with specific reference to psychiatry and psychology 

      Hugo, Frans J.; Hemp, Frances (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Malingering is the intentional simulation of illness for an external gain. It can occur in any medical illness and most clinicians will encounter this problem at some point in their clinical practice. ...
    • Malnutrition in older persons : underestimated, underdiagnosed and undertreated 

      Marais, M. L. (Medpharm Publications, 2017)
      The right of older persons to enjoy optimal health and live in a dignified manner is protected in various international documents and national legislation.¹⁻⁴ The South African government embraced this obligation by embedding ...
    • Malnutrition in paediatric oncology patients 

      Schoeman, Judith; Dannhauser, Andre; Kruger, Mariana (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-08)
      Children more commonly present with protein energy malnutrition (PEM) at diagnosis of cancer in developing countries than in developed countries, depending on the type of cancer and extent of the disease. PEM at cancer ...
    • MammaPrint Pre-screen Algorithm (MPA) reduces chemotherapy in patients with early-stage breast cancer 

      Grant, Kathleen A.; Apffelstaedt, Justus P.; Wright, Colleen A.; Myburgh, Ettienne; Pienaar, Rika; De Klerk, Manie; Kotze, Maritha J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-07-03)
      Background. Clinical and pathological parameters may overestimate the need for chemotherapy in patients with early-stage breast cancer. More accurate determination of the risk of distant recurrence is now possible with use ...
    • Mammographic screening for breast cancer in a resource-restricted environment 

      Apffelstaedt, Justus P.; Dalmayer, Lisa; Baatjes, Karin (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-04)
      Background. Mammographic screening is carried out at public sector hospitals as part of clinical practice. Objective. We report the experience of such screening at Tygerberg Academic Hospital (TBAH), a tertiary referral ...
    • Management of anterior vaginal prolapse in South Africa : national survey 

      Henn, E. W.; Cronje, H. S.; Van Rensburg, J. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-04)
      To the Editor: A national survey was done on the management of anterior vaginal prolapse (AVP) by registered gynaecologists and urologists in South Africa. Of 822 questionnaires posted, 30.2% were returned completed ...