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    • Age and race distribution of patients who undergo haematological investigations at Tygerberg Hospital (Afrikaans) 

      Brink S.; Van Schalkwyk D.J.; Steytler J.G. (HMPG, 1977-11)
      The race, age and sex of patients referred for peripheral blood investigations at the Tygerberg Hospital were analysed statistically. An IBM 370/158 computer was used. Two groups were compared. The first was a 'low Hb ...

    • Aplasia versus pancytopenia, including the pure red cell variant 

      Jacobs, Peter; Wood, Lucille (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-09)
      This is the first in our third series of clinical vignettes that are centred on everyday presentations. Each emphasises practical aspects of team-based care, having relevance for general practitioners, specialists and ...

    • Association of deworming with reduced eosinophilia : implications for HIV/AIDS and co-endemic diseases 

      Fincham, J. E.; Markus, M. B.; Adams, V. J.; Lombard, C. J.; Bentwich, Z.; Mansvelt, E. P. G.; Dhansay, M. A.; Schoeman, S. E. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2003-04)
      Eosinophil counts in venous blood were monitored during a randomized controlled deworming trial (n = 155 children) that lasted for a year, and in a whole-school deworming programme (range 174-256 children) of 2 years' ...

    • 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 ...

    • Bone marrow involvement in malignant lymphoma without peripheral lymphadenopathy 

      Staples, W. G.; Getaz, E. P. (HMPG, 1977-07)
      Twelve cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and a single case of Hodgkin's disease were first diagnosed on bone marrow biopsy. None of the patients had superficially enlarged lymph nodes, and in 3 patients the histological ...

    • Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia: a case report 

      Getaz E.P.; Staples W.G. (HMPG, 1977)
      [No abstract available]

    • Effects of puff adder venom on coagulation, fibrinolysis and platelet aggregation in the baboon 

      Brink, S.; Steytler, J. G. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1974)
      The in vitro and in vivo hematological effects of puff adder (Bitis arietans) venom in the baboon (Papio ursinus) with regard to its effect on coagulation, fibrinolysis and platelet aggregation were studied. There is a ...

    • 'n Epidemiologiese studie van perifere bloedondersoeke 

      Brink S.; Van Schalkwyk, D. J. (HMPG, 1979-08)
      A statistical random sample of 600 patients from the population referred to Tygerberg Hospital for peripheral blood investigations was analysed statistically with an IBM 370/158 computer. Suitable transformations ...

    • Familial Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia: a case report 

      Getaz, E. P.; Staples, W. G. (HMPG, 1977-06)
      A patient with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, whose father died of the same condition, is presented. The literature on familial occurrence of paraproteinaemia is briefly reviewed.

    • Guideline for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in South Africa 

      Louw, V. J.; Bassa, F.; Chan, S. W.; Dreosti, L.; Du Toit, M.; Ferreira, M.; Gartrell, K.; Gunther, K.; Jogessar, V.; Littleton, N.; Mahlangu, J.; McDonald, A.; Patel, M.; Pool, R.; Ruff, P.; Schmidt, A.; Sissolak, G.; Swart, A.; Verburgh, E.; Webb, M. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011-12)
      Introduction. Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) encompass a heterogeneous group of clonal haematopoietic disorders characterised by chronic and progressive cytopenias resulting from ineffective haematopoiesis. Treatment ...

    • Haemochromatosis : phenotype to genotype or man to molecules 

      Jacobs, P.; Wood, L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2013-06)
      This is the third in our vignettes that are centred on everyday clinical presentations. Each emphasises practical aspects of team-based care that are applicable to general practitioners, specialists and paramedical ...

    • Haemophilia 

      Getaz , E. P.; Staples, W. G.; Lurie, A. (HMPG, 1977-10)
      The clinical and haematological features of haemophilia are reviewed and the historical aspects, pathogenesis and genetics are discussed. The problems associated with management, such as factor replacement, home ...

    • Hemangiosarkoom van die bors : 'n gevallestudie en oorsig van die literatuur 

      Van Zyl, J. A.; Van Der Walt, J. J.; Van Zyl, J. J. W. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
      In this case of angiosarcoma of the breast in a 55 yr old woman, the time from treatment to death was 41 mth, compared with 25 mth in collected cases from the literature. The possible value of adjuvant chemotherapy is ...

    • The HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa : convergence with tuberculosis, socioecological vulnerability, and climate change patterns 

      Abayomi, A.; Cowan, M. N. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-08)
      Recent assessment reports suggest that climate change patterns are threatening social and ecological vulnerability and resilience, with the strong potential of negatively affecting human health. Persons living with HIV/AIDS ...

    • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and hyperthyroidism : A case report 

      Getaz, E. P.; Staples, W. G. (HMPG, 1977-08)
      A case of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and hyperthyroidism is presented. The treatment of refractory ITP with immunosuppressive agents is briefly considered. In 1931 a patient with coexistent purpura and ...

    • Laboratoriumstandaardisasie en kwaliteitskontrole in antistolterapie 

      Brink S.; Cloete H.; Roberts R.; Holm W. (HMPG, 1976-02)
      [No abstract available]

    • Lympho epithelioid cellular lymphoma (Lennert's lymphoma). A case report 

      Staples, W. G.; Getaz, E. P. (HMPG, 1977-04)
      A woman of 69 with Lennert's lymphoma (malignant lymphoma with a high content of epithelioid histiocytes) is described. The case is unique in that hepatosplenomegaly was the presenting feature (for which splenectomy was ...

    • Mielopoiese : 'n kinetiese benadering 

      Brink, S.; Steytler, J. G. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
      The mechanisms of hemopoietic cellular proliferation are more clearly understood when the granulocytic, monocytic and macrophagic elements of the bone marrow are studied by means of in vitro cultures. Better physiological ...

    • Modulation of LPS-induced CD4+ T-cell activation and apoptosis by antioxidants in untreated asymptomatic HIV infected participants : an in vitro study 

      Wanjiku, Samuel Mburu; Marnewick, J. L.; Abayomi, A.; Ipp, H. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013-11)
      Persistent immune activation characterises HIV infection and is associated with depletion of CD4+ T-cells and increased risk of disease progression. Early loss of gutmucosal integrity results in the translocation of microbial ...

    • Myelodysplastic syndromes -- Diagnosis 

      Jacobs, Peter; Wood, Lucille (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-12)
      This is the second in our series of clinical articles that discuss everyday presentations. Each emphasises practical aspects of team-based care that are relevant for general practitioners, specialists and paramedical ...