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  • Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (HMPG, 1977-09)
    The 2-deoxy-D-glucose neutral red test proved to be successful in assessing completeness of vagotomy in the baboon both intra- and postoperatively. There were no deleterious side-effects and we found that both products ...
  • Bester, Rina   Benjamin, Mercy (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1983)
    During the period 1 January 1977 - 31 December 1979, 9661 patients underwent cytogenetic investigation at seven participating laboratories in South Africa. The chromosome data were coded using a standard protocol and the ...
  • Van Greune, C. H. J.   Bouic, P. J. D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1990 - 08)
    To the Editor: The chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a clinical entity characterised by chronic fluctuating fatigue associated-with a multitude of related symptoms, which may vary between patients. It is of unknown ...
  • Meyer, D.   Parkin, D.   Maritz, F. J.   Liebenberg, P. H. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2003-04)
    Aim: To determine whether an association exists between the different plasma lipoprotein constituents and the prevalence of lenticular opacities in dyslipidaemic subjects. Methods: Adult patients (n = 115) of both genders ...
  • Odendaal, H. J.   Van der Merwe, J. V. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1976-11)
    Cardiotocograms of 6044 patients in labour were examined for evidence of an abrupt fall in the fetal heart rate. The latter was defined as a deceleration of at least 50 beats within 3 minutes, without a demonstration of ...
  • Odendaal, H. J.   Sandenbergh, H. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1977-12)
    In infants in whom accelerations of the fetal heart rate were present during the first stage of labour, the incidence of low Apgar scores was significantly less than in those in whom accelerations were not present. Absence ...
  • Vadachia, Yousuf   Els, Hein   Andronikou, Savvas (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
    [No abstract available]
  • MacFarlane, C. M.   Tsakalakos, N.   Taljaard, J. J. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1985-10)
    Birth weight ratios (BWRs) and cord blood C-peptide values were significantly higher in neonates born to mothers with well-controlled gestational diabetes (GD) than in those born to mothers with well-controlled established ...
  • Wiysonge, C. S.   Young, T.   Volmink, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-09)
    To the Editor: The UN has released a mid-term report on progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), eight pro-poor goals contained in the Millennium Declaration of 2000, to be achieved by 2015. ...
  • Du Toit, D. F.   Greeff, M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1986-02)
    The case of a man with situs inversus who presented with acute abdomen is reported. Acute left-sided appendicitis was considered before operation, but at laparotomy an omental abscess of unknown aetiology was drained. The ...
  • 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.
  • Przybojewski, J. Z.   Weich, H. F. H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-03)
    Successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) was performed on a 37-year-old white man with an isolated 95% right coronary artery stenosis who initially presented with type II unstable angina. Submaximal ...
  • Przybojewski, J. Z.   Heyns, M. H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-01)
    A Black employee exposed to industrial nitroglycerin (NG) in an explosives factory presented with severe precordial pain. The clinical presentation was that of significant transient anteroseptal and anterolateral transmural ...
  • Przybojewski, J. Z.   Gilburt, S. G. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-12)
    The clinical presentation of a young hypertensive White man with acute high lateral non-transmural myocardial infarction (MI) is documented. This diagnosis was established on the grounds of a history of chest pain, elevated ...
  • Friedericksen, D. V.   Van Der Merwe, L.   Hattingh, T. L.   Nel, D. G.   Moosa, M. R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009)
    Background. We aimed to determine the outcome and certain predictors of outcome for acute renal failure (ARF) in the medical intensive care unit (ICU) at Tygerberg Hospital. Method. We conducted a retrospective, single-centre ...
  • Gregorowski, Claire   Seedat, Soraya (Taylor and Francis, 2013-06)
    With the anticipated publication of the DSM-5 in May 2013, much reflection and work has been done on reviewing existing psychiatric nomenclature including, but not limited to the field of traumatic exposure. Traditionally, ...
  • Reuter, Helmuth   Burgess, Lesley J.   Carstens, Machteld E.   Doubell, Anton F. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2005-06)
    Aim: To improve the understanding of factors that influence adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity in large pericardial effusions. Methods: A prospective study was carried out at Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa. ...
  • Zollner, Ekkehard W.   Pitcher, Richard (Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (JEMDSA), 2008-07)
    Classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency is rare, occurring approximately once in every 15 000 live births.1 At birth it is often suspected in girls because of ambiguous genitalia, ...
  • Moodley, Keymanthri   Rennie, Stuart (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-12)
    Southern Africa is a research-rich environment in which research ethics review is critical. The research ethics review system is well established but considerable variability in capacity and training exists among the various ...
  • Siegfried, Nandi   Clarke, Michael   Volmink, Jimmy   Van Der Merwe, Lize (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-10)
    Background: Adherence to good methodological quality is necessary to minimise bias in randomised conrolled trials (RCTs). Specific trial characteristics are associated with better trial quality, but no studies to date are ...