• Asthma control 

      Irusen, E. M. (Continuing Medical Education, 2008-04)
      The SA Thoracic Society and the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) have recently published updated guidelines to assist practitioners in the management of asthma. The guidelines were based on reports that asthma ...
    • Asymptomatic iatrogenic right coronary artery dissection with spontaneous resolution. A case report 

      Przybojewski, J. Z. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-02)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A young woman with angiographically normal coronary arteries had asymptomtic iatrogenic catheter-induced dissection of her right coronary artery which was managed conservatively. Because of continuing ...
    • Atrial fibrillation - an old problem and an old solution 

      Whitelaw, D. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1992-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia affecting approximately 0,4% of the adult population. Prevalence rises to 2 - 4% in individuals over 60 years of age. There are many causes of AF, rheumatic ...
    • Atrialised right ventricular myxoma in a patient with Ebstein’s anomaly 

      John, T. J.; Snyman, H. W.; Janson, J.; Pecoraro, A. J. K. (BioScientifica, 2018)
      Ebstein’s anomaly is a rare entity affecting around 1 in 200,000 live births and accounts for less than 1% of congenital heart diseases. Ebstein’s anomaly with an associated right-sided myxoma is extremely rare, with only ...
    • An audit of 24-hour creatinine clearance measurements at Tygerberg Hospital and comparison with prediction equations 

      Le Riche, Mia; Zemlin, Annalise E.; Erasmus, Rajiv T.; Davids, MR (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-10)
      BACKGROUND: Internationally, clinical guidelines recommend the use of creatinine-based equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for assessment and follow-up of kidney disease. The routine use of 24-hour ...
    • Auto-amputation of a breast due to ductal carcinoma 

      Van der Bijl, P. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
      [No abstract available]
    • B-cell and T-cell activation in South African HIV-1-positive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients 

      Flepisi, Brian T.; Bouic, Patrick; Sissolak, Gerhard; Rosenkranz, Bernd (Medpharm Publications, 2018)
      Background: Altered immune mechanisms play a critical role in the pathogenesis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). HIV-1 (HIV) infection is associated with a state of excessive T-cell activation, which can lead to increased ...
    • Beginsels onderliggend tot die nuwe curriculum van die geneeskundige fakulteit van die Universiteit van Stellenbosch 

      Brink A. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1973)
      After thorough preparation a new curriculum for the training of medical practitioners was framed. The new syllabus aims at accomplishing the greatest degree of integration and coordination, to accentuate the principles of ...
    • Benefit v. risk when using chloroquine in patients with severe COVID-19 disease 

      Decloedt, Eric H.; Allwood, Brian W.; Parker, Arifa; Koegelenberg, Coenraad F. N.; Blockman, Marc; Taljaard, Jantjie; Reuter, Helmuth (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020-04-02)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Chloroquine (CQ) is widely advocated as treatment for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including the president of the USA publicly supporting the use of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a ‘game-changer’ ...
    • Bensarazid with L dopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease 

      Van Wieringen, A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1974-02)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A short review is given of the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the decarboxylase inhibitor Ro 4-4602. The results obtained in 20 patients using this drug in combination with L dopa, are described. ...
    • Berg adder (Bitis atropos) : an unusual case of acute poisoning 

      Wium, C. A.; Marks, C. J.; Du Plessis, C. E.; Muller, G. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
      A 5-year-old boy presented to hospital with mild local cytotoxic and severe neurotoxic symptoms. The neurotoxic symptoms included ptosis, fixed dilated pupils and flaccid paralysis with respiratory failure. Mild hyponatraemia ...
    • Beta-blockers and the treatment of hypertension : it is time to move on 

      Wiysonge, Charles Shey; Volmink, Jimmy; Opie, Lionel H. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2007-12)
      Existing solid scientific evidence with hard outcome data should be the basis for treatment guidelines, and where such evidence is lacking, we must invest in research. A case in point is the initiation of antihypertensive ...
    • Binneaarse radio-isotoop angiografie karotis-kaverneuse fistels 

      Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Rose Innes, A. P.; Klopper, J. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
      The use of intravenous radio isotope angiography in 3 cases of unilateral carotid cavernous sinus fistula is described. The lesion gives a characteristic image pattern distinguishable from that of arteriovenous malformation ...
    • Biomarkers of HIV associated malignancies and of drug interaction between anti-retrovirals (ARVs) and chemotherapy 

      Flepisi, Thabile Brian (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: Altered immune mechanisms play a critical role in the pathogenesis of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), as evidenced by increased rates of NHL among HIV+ patients [De Roos et al., 2012; Mellgren ...
    • Biomarkers of HIV-associated cancer 

      Flepisi, Brian Thabile; Bouic, Patrick; Sissolak, Gerhard; Rosenkranz, Bernd (Libertas Academica, 2014)
      Cancer biomarkers have provided great opportunities for improving the management of cancer patients by enhancing the efficiency of early detection, diagnosis, and efficacy of treatment. Every cell type has a unique molecular ...
    • Biophysical properties of experimental compositions of a synthetic pulmonary surfactant synsurf® for aerosolisation 

      Agenbag, Chris-Mare (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Synthetic pulmonary surfactant consists of phospholipid mixtures, free fatty acids and/or sterols, as well as specific protein constructs that mimic the functions of surfactant associated proteins B and/or ...
    • Black and brown widow spider bites in South Africa. A series of 45 cases 

      Muller, G. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993-6)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Cases of black widow (Latrodectus indistinctus) and brown widow (L. geometricus) spider bites referred to the Tygerberg Pharmacology and Toxicology Consultation Centre from the summer of 1987/88 to the ...
    • Bolus administration of intravenous glucose in the treatment of hyperkalemia : a randomized controlled trial 

      Chothia, Mogamat-Yazied; Halperin, Mitchell L.; Rensburg, Megan A.; Hassan, Mogamat Shafick; Davids, Mogamat Razeen (Karger, 2014-02)
      Background: Hyperkalemia is a common medical emergency that may result in serious cardiac arrhythmias. Standard therapy with insulin plus glucose reliably lowers the serum potassium concentration ([K + ]) but carries ...
    • Brucella-keratokonjunktivitis 

      Van Rooyen, M. M. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1981)
      A case is described in which the rubber cap of a vial containing Brucella abortus vaccine came off accidentally and some of the contents splashed in the eyes of a veterinarian. A uni-ocular keratoconjunctivitis developed. ...
    • C Louis Leipoldt and his sexual orientation 

      Kannemeyer, J. C. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2005)
      [No abstract available]