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    • Abrupt fall in the fetal heart rate during labour 

      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 ...

    • Acceleration patterns of the fetal heart rate before and during labour 

      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 ...

    • Acetylated fetal haemoglobin in neonates born to mothers with established and gestational diabetes 

      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 ...

    • Acute appendicitis in pregnancy 

      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.

    • Adult circumcision in the prevention of HIV/AIDS 

      Goldstuck, Norman D. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-01)
      No abstract.

    • 'n Analise van sitogenetiese studies op 2 334 pasiente 

      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 ...

    • The antenatal ultrasonographic detection of the Holt-Oram syndrome 

      Muller, L. M.; De Jong, G.; Van Heerden, K. M. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-08)
      The Holt-Oram syndrome is an autosomal dominant disease with 100% penetrance. No correlation exists between the maternal clinical expression and that of the affected offspring. The syndrome includes a wide range of cardiac ...

    • Assisted reproductive technology in South Africa : first results generated from the South African Register of Assisted Reproductive Techniques 

      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. ...

    • A centile chart for birth weight for an urban population of the Western Cape 

      Theron, G. B.; Thompson, M. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1995-12)
      Evidence from large epidemiological studies has supported concern that being born light for gestational age (LiGA) may be detrimental. The incidence of LiGA babies is an important indicator of the health of women of ...

    • A centile chart for fetal weight for gestational ages 24 - 27 weeks 

      Theron, G. B.; Geerts, L.; Thompson, M. L.; Theron, A. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
      The centile chart currently in use for Western Cape birth weight for gestational age covers a gestational age range from 28 to 42 weeks. Advances in maternal, fetal and neonatal medicine allow interventions prior to ...

    • Cervical cancer prevention in South Africa : HPV vaccination and screening both essential to achieve and maintain a reduction in incidence 

      Botha, M. H.; Richter, K. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
      Cervical cancer rates remain high in South Africa, despite a cytology-based national screening programme. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is an important intervention that will benefit the younger generation. A ...

    • Chromosome 22q11 in a Xhosa schizophrenia population 

      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 ...

    • Chromosoomstudies in die ginekologie 

      Retief, A. E. (1985-10)
      Clinical indications for chromosome analysis in patients with gynaecological problems are well defined. These include, with primary or secondary amenorrhoea, infertility and repeated miscarriages in adults or retarded ...

    • Clinical and cytogenetic aspects of the 21 deletion syndrome 

      Gericke, G. S.; Steyn, M. F.; Retief, A. E.; Thom, J. C.; Van Niekerk, W. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
      The clinical, cytogenetic and dermatoglyphic findings in a patient with a ring chromosome 21 are presented. This anomaly acts as a deletion of chromosomal material and results in specific congenital defects. A comparison ...

    • Clinical effects of epidural block during labour : a prospective study 

      Nel, J. T. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1985-09)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical effects of epidural block for pain relief during labour in an obstetric unit which manages mainly high-risk pregnancies. In the majority of the 62 patients studied only 5 ...

    • A comparative analysis of grade 1 and grade 2 water in the Tygerberg Hospital in vitro fertilisation programme 

      Kruger, T. F.; Van Wyk, H.; Stander, F. S. H.; Smith, K.; Menkveld, R.; Van der Merwe, J. P. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1987-02)
      There are conflicting reports in the literature about the effect of the water source for growth and insemination media in an in vitro fertilisation (IVF) programme. A controlled trial was carried out in which two-cell mouse ...

    • Comparison between a newly developed PC-based Doppler umbilical artery waveform analyser and a commercial unit 

      Theron, G. B.; Theron, A. M.; Odendaal, H. J.; Bunn, A. E. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2005-01)
      Objectives. To determine the accuracy of the resistance index (RI) of flow velocity waveforms of the umbilical artery measured using a newly developed PC-based continuous wave Doppler device (Umbiflow) with regard to ...

    • The CRADLE vital signs alert : qualitative evaluation of a novel device designed for use in pregnancy by healthcare workers in low-resource settings 

      Nathan, Hannah L.; Boene, Helena; Munguambe, Khatia; Sevene, Esperanca; Akeju, David; Adetoro, Olalekan O.; Charanthimath, Umesh; Bellad, Mrutyunjaya B.; De Greeff, Annemarie; Anthony, John; Hall, David R.; Steyn, Wilhelm; Vidler, Marianne; Von Dadelszen, Peter; Chappell, Lucy C.; Sandall, Jane; Shennan, Andrew H. (BioMed Central, 2018-01-05)
      Background: Vital signs measurement can identify pregnant and postpartum women who require urgent treatment or referral. In low-resource settings, healthcare workers have limited access to accurate vital signs measuring ...

    • The diagnosis and management of struma ovarii 

      Butt, Jennifer L.; Wantenaar, Tanya (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Struma ovarii are a rare type of monodermal teratoma. Preoperative diagnosis of struma ovarii is difficult as the symptoms, clinical presentation and image on ultrasound are often similar to that of ovarian ...

    • Diphenylhydantoin during pregnancy 

      Labadarios, D. (HMPG, 1979-02)
      [No abstract available]