• A Validated stable HPLC method for the simultaneous determination of rifampicin and 25-O-desacetyl rifampicin – evaluation of in vitro metabolism 

      Kumar, Saneesh; Bouic, Patrick J.; Rosenkranz, Bernd (Akademiai Kiado, 2017)
      A simple, efficient, and stable high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) separation method for a combination of rifampicin (RIF), its major metabolite 25-O-desacetyl rifampicin (25ODESRIF), and neostigmine (NEO) was ...
    • Validation of a severity-of-illness score in patients with tuberculosis requiring intensive care unit admission 

      Koegelenberg, Coenraad Frederik N.; Balkema, Cecile A.; Jooste, Ynishia; Taljaard, Jantjie J.; Irusen, Elvis M. (Health & Medical Publication Group, 2015-05-27)
      Background. There is a paucity of data on the determinants of mortality due to tuberculosis (TB) in the intensive care unit (ICU). Objective. To develop a simple severity-of-illness score for use in patients with TB admitted ...
    • Validation of two prediction models of undiagnosed chronic kidney disease in mixed-ancestry South Africans 

      Mogueo, Amelie; Echouffo-Tcheugui, Justin B.; Matsha, Tandi E.; Erasmus, Rajiv T.; Kengne, Andre P. (BioMed Central, 2015-07-04)
      Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global challenge. Risk models to predict prevalent undiagnosed CKD have been published. However, none was developed or validated in an African population. We validated the Korean ...
    • Vanadate impedes adipogenesis in mesenchymal stem cells derived from different depots within bone 

      Jacobs, Frans Alexander; Sadie-Van Gijsen, Hanel; Van de Vyver, Mari; Ferris, William Frank (Frontiers Media, 2016-08-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIO) is associated with an increase in bone marrow adiposity, which skews the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) progenitors away from osteoblastogenesis ...
    • Venomous spider bites in south africa: epidemiology and clinical features 

      Du Plessis, Catharina Elizabeth (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      Introduction: Worldwide the number of spider bite calls to poison centres comprises less than 2.5% of calls. Only a small proportion of spiders cause serious envenomation in humans. The known medically important spiders ...
    • Vitamin A toxicity 

      Straughan J. L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1976)
      [No abstract available]
    • Vitamin B12 neuropathy in the absence of anaemia : a case report 

      Perold, J. G. (HMPG, 1981-04)
      A case of severe vitamin B12 neuropathy (subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord) in the absence of anaemia is described and a short review of the literature presented.
    • Die waarde van flikkergrafie in die hantering van enkelnodules van die tiroied 

      Van Heerden, B. B. see Van Heerden, Barend B.; Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Van Zyl, J. A.; Bouwer, E. L.; Van Heerden, Barend B. (HMPG, 1977-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The value of radionuclide scanning of the thyroid gland was investigated in 125 patients with solitary thyroid nodules. Fifty seven of the 95 patients with 'cold' nodules underwent surgery. The incidence ...
    • Wanvoeding in drie hospitaalbevolkings 

      Labadarios, D.; Rossouw, J. E. (HMPG, 1981-08)
      A disturbingly high incidence of malnutrition has been found in patients with chronic liver disease, in patients with renal failure on chronic haemodialysis, and in the elderly. The aetiology of malnutrition would appear ...
    • When opportunity knocks 

      Van Rensburg, Annari; Kyriakakis, Charles; Pecoraro, Alfonso; Herbst, Philip (South African Heart Association, 2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Constrictive pericarditis remains a common medical problem in developing countries where it frequently complicates tuberculous pericarditis. In addition, it is not infrequently seen in the developed world ...
    • Which benzodiazepine, why and how? 

      Straughan, J. L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1979)
      While no major differences with regard to psychopharmacological actions are to be found among the benzodiazepines, certain pharmacokinetic differences are known. These differences allow the benzodiazepines to be ...
    • Widespread superficial thrombophlebitis as a manifestation of secondary syphilis - a new sign. A report of 2 cases 

      Jordaan, H. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two patients with serologically proven secondary syphilis also showed multifocal superficial thrombophlebitis. All manifestations cleared when appropriate antisyphilitic treatment was instituted. Although ...
    • Women doctors in South Africa : a survey of their experience and opinions 

      Brink, A. J.; Bradshaw, D.; Benade, M. M. M.; Heath, S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
      The proportion of women entering medical school has increased at some faculties but remains at around 20% at others. A postal survey of 2626 women on the Medical Register of the South African Medical and Dental Council was ...