• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The management of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn : a review 

      Lloyd, Lizel Georgi; Smith, Johan (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016-12-14)
      Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn is a neonatal emergency with a high mortality rate in spite of several advances in the management thereof. The underlying pathophysiology is complex and multifactorial. The ...
    • Masking through averages - intraprovincial heterogeneity in HIV prevalence within the Western Cape 

      Shaikh, N.; Abdullah, F.; Lombard, C. J.; Smit, L.; Bradshaw, D.; Makubalo, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2006)
      Objective. To measure HIV prevalence at health-district level in the Western Cape (WC) and to compare these findings with those of the National HIV Antenatal Surveys (NHASs). This investigation aimed to estimate the degree ...
    • Mathematical modelling to project the impact of interventions targeted to previously treated individuals on the trajectory of the tuberculosis epidemic in high tuberculosis prevalence settings 

      Marx, Florian Michael (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Better strategies are needed to reduce Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) transmission in tuberculosis (TB) high-incidence settings. Targeting additional control interventions towards groups at highest TB ...
    • Meningococcal disease at Tygerberg Hospital 

      Donald P.R.; Burger P.J.; Van Zyl L.E. (HMPG, 1981)
      From June 1978 to November 1979, 298 patients with meningococcal disease were seen at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP. The manner of presentation, the diagnosis and some of the clinical features of these patients are ...
    • Mid-trimester termination of pregnancy - a randomised controlled trial of two prostaglandin regimens 

      Steyn, D. W.; Pienaar, M. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
      Objective. To determine the more applicable of two ways of prostaglandin induction currently in use in second trimester induced abortions for congenital or chromosomal abnormalities. Design. A prospective randomised ...
    • Missed opportunities in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children 

      Gie, R. P.; Beyers, N.; Schaaf, H. S.; Donald, P. R. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
      In 52% of children with confirmed and probable tuberculosis the diagnosis could have been made earlier than it was. The main clinical clues which should have led to suspicion of tuberculosis were close adult contacts and ...
    • Missed opportunities of inclusion in a cohort of HIV-infected children to initiate antiretroviral treatment before the age of two in West Africa, 2011 to 2013 

      Dahourou, Desire L.; Amorissani-Folquet, Madeleine; Coulibaly, Malik; Avit-Edi, Divine; Meda, Nicolas; Timite-Konan, Marguerite; Arendt, Vic; Ye, Diarra; Amani-Bosse, Clarisse; Salamon, Roger; Lepage, Philippe; Leroy, Valeriane; Cotton, Mark (International AIDS Society, 2016-03-23)
      Introduction: The World Health Organization (WHO) 2010 guidelines recommended to treat all HIV-infected children less than two years of age. We described the inclusion process and its correlates of HIV-infected children ...
    • Missing HIV prevention opportunities in South African children – A 7-year review 

      Feucht, Ute D.; Meyer, Anell; Kruger, Mariana (BioMed Central, 2014-12-13)
      Background: The prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in South Africa is now successful in ensuring HIV-free survival for most HIV-exposed children, but gaps in PMTCT coverage remain. The study ...
    • Mitral valve prolapse : a study of 45 children 

      Van der Ham, D. P.; De Vries, J. K.; Van der Merwe, P- L. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2003-08)
      The knowledge pertaining to mitral valve prolapse is mainly based on studies in adults. In this study, the clinical profile as described in adults was compared with that found in children up to the age of 13 years. Fortyfive ...
    • Monitoring the South African National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme, 2003-2007 : the IeDEA Southern Africa collaboration 

      Cornell, Morne; Technau, Karl; Fairall, Lara; Wood, Robin; Moultrie, Harry; Van Cutsem, Gilles; Giddy, Janet; Mohapi, Lerato; Eley, Brian; MacPhail, Patrick; Prozesky, Hans; Rabie, Helena; Davies, Mary-Ann; Maxwell, Nicola; Boulle, Andrew (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-09)
      Objectives. To introduce the combined South African cohorts of the International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS Southern Africa (IeDEA-SA) collaboration as reflecting the South African national antiretroviral ...
    • The mother-to-child HIV transmission debate 

      Hussey, G.; Fransman, D.; McGillivray, G.; Reynolds, L.; Jacobs, M.; Power, D.; Burgess, J.; Eley, B.; Woods, D.; Coetzee, N.; Coetzee, E.; Anthony, J.; Maartens, G.; Schaaf, S.; Cotton, M.; Theron, G. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
      [No abstract available]
    • Mucolipidosis III: two patients displaying genetic pleiotropism 

      Gericke, G. S. (HMPG, 1977-01)
      Two Cape Colored siblings with typical features of Hurler's syndrome, but without mucopolysacchariduria or mucopolysaccharide accumulation in tissues, are presented. The clinical features, in conjunction with raised β D ...
    • Mumps meningo-encephalitis 

      Donald, P. R.; Burger, P. J.; Becker, W. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-3)
      Between July 1981 and June 1985, 49 cases (36 boys (73%) and 13 girls (27%)) of mumps meningoencephalitis confirmed by culture of the virus from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were seen. Patients presented particularly in ...
    • The need to repeat lumbar puncture 

      Soskolne, E. I.; Kuhn, S. H.; Van Der Merwe P. L.; Keet, M. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      4 Patients with bacterial meningitis are reported. On initial examination, 1 patient had a slightly abnormal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and in the other 3 patients, the CSF was completely normal. An obviously purulent CSF ...
    • Nephroblastoma - a 25 year review of a South African unit 

      Visser, Yolandi Thelma; Uys, Ronelle; Van Zyl, Anel; Stefan, Daniela Cristina (PubMed Central, 2014-09-15)
      Rationale: To determine the outcome of patients with nephroblastoma in a South African hospital. Objective: To determine if there is a difference in the outcome of patients with nephroblastoma comparing two treatment ...
    • Nephrotic syndrome in Namibian children 

      Van Buuren, A. J.; Bates, W. D.; Muller, N. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
      Background and objectives. Patterns of nephrotic syndrome vary between regions and countries, and influence approaches to management. In the mid-1970s the University of Stellenbosch became involved in providing tertiary ...
    • Neurodevelopment in perinatally HIV-infected children : a concern for adolescence 

      Laughton, Barbara; Cornell, Morna; Boivin, Michael; Van Rie, Annelies (International AIDS Society, 2013-06-18)
      Globally, an estimated 3.4 million children are living with HIV, yet little is known about the effects of HIV and antiretroviral treatment (ART) on the developing brain, and the neurodevelopmental and behavioural outcomes ...
    • Neurodevelopmental status of HIV-exposed but uninfected children : a pilot study 

      Springer, P.; Laughton, B.; Tomlinson, M.; Harvey, J.; Esser, M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2012-03-29)
      Introduction. HIV affects children both directly and indirectly, with evidence of increased infectious mortality and morbidity in the HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) infant. There is little published research on ...