• Dealing with dry eye disease in general practice 

      Smit, Derrick (Medpharm Publications, 2012)
      Dry eye disease (DED) is a very common condition with significant morbitity. It is under-diagnosed by healthcare practitioners, since the presenting symptoms are often non-specific or misleading, and clinical signs may be ...
    • The development and evaluation of an outcome predictive score for a neonatal intensive care unit in South Africa 

      Pieper, C. H. (Clarissa Hildegaard) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background The care of children is one of the cornerstones of social philosophy. In first world countries most children survive to adulthood. In South Africa the infant mortality rate is much higher ...
    • Development of a computer assisted gantry system for gaining rapid and accurate calyceal access during percutaneous nephrolithotomy 

      Zarrabi, A. D.; Conradie, J. P.; Heyns, C. F.; Scheffer, C.; Schreve, K. (Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia, 2010)
      Purpose: To design a simple, cost-effective system for gaining rapid and accurate calyceal access during percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). Materials and Methods: The design consists of a low-cost, light-weight, portable ...
    • Duodenal erosion with bleeding from a non-functioning islet cell tumour. A case report 

      Shuttleworth, R. D. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-05)
      A patient with a clinically non-functioning pancreatic islet cell tumour in the medial wall of the duodenum with erosion of the overlying mucosa presented with gastro-intestinal bleeding. At gastroduodenoscopy, the tumour ...
    • Ear-invading arthropods : a South African survey 

      Kroukamp, G.; Londt, J. G. H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2006)
      [No abstract available]
    • Early decreased neutrophil responsiveness is related to late onset sepsis in multitrauma patients : an international cohort study 

      Groeneveld, Kathelijne M.; Koenderman, Leo; Warren, Brian L.; Jol, Saskia; Leenen, Luke P. H.; Hietbrink, Falco (Public Library of Science, 2017-07-30)
      Background: Severe trauma can lead to the development of infectious complications after several days, such as sepsis. Early identification of patients at risk will aid anticipating these complications. The aim of this ...
    • Early diagnosis of prostate cancer in the Western Cape 

      Heyns, C. F.; Naude, A. M.; Visser, A. J.; Marais, D. C.; Stopforth, H. B.; Nyarko, J. K.; Stellmacher, G. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2001-08)
      Background. Early stage prostate cancer does not cause symptoms, and even metastatic disease may exist for years without causing symptoms or signs. Whereas early stage prostate cancer can be cured with radical prostatectomy ...
    • Early diagnosis of prostate cancer in the Western Cape 

      Heyns, C. F.; Naude, A. M.; Visser, A. J.; Marais, D. C.; Stopforth, H. B.; Nyarko, J. K.; Stellmacher, G. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2001-08)
      Background. Early stage prostate cancer does not cause symptoms, and even metastatic disease may exist for years without causing symptoms or signs. Whereas early stage prostate cancer can be cured with radical prostatectomy ...
    • The effect of fequency tolerance on audiometer accuracy 

      Guelke, R. W.; Floyd, J. D.; Van Zyl, F. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      Investigations into the methods used to calibrate audiometers reveal that the 6000 Hz frequency is particularly liable to yield inconsistent results when calibrated in the usual way. It is shown that the TDH39 telephone ...
    • Efficacy of cryotherapy in retinoblastoma 

      Molteno A. C. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1976)
      Five cases of retinoblastoma treated by freezing are reported. From these cases it appears that a single freeze thaw cycle will destroy all tumor and that with suitable instruments it is possible to destroy tumors involving ...
    • Endoscopic investigation for gastric cancer in a high-risk group 

      Louwrens, H. D.; Jaskiewicz, K.; Van Wyk, M. J.; Kotze, T. J. V. W.; Brits, T. A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1992)
      Early gastric cancer (EGC) was diagnosed in only a small percentage (<1%) of gastric cancer cases seen at Tygerberg Hospital over a 10-year period (1976-1985). This study, aimed at increasing the yield of EGC, was conducted ...
    • Endoscopy outreach : how worthwhile is it 

      Voss, M.; Forward, L. M.; Smits, C. A. G.; Duvenage, R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010)
    • Ethico-legal aspects of the protocol for needlestick injuries 

      Edge, J. M.; Van Rensburg, E. J.; Mostert, E. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2000)
      [No abstract available]
    • Evaluation of the visual prostate symptom score in a male population with great language diversity and limited education : a study from Namibia 

      Heyns, C. F.; Steenkamp, B. A.; Chiswo, J.; Stellmacher, G. A.; Fortsch, H.E. A.; Van der Merwe, A. (Health & Medical Publication Group, 2014-05)
      Background. A visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) using pictograms was developed to assess the force of the urinary stream, urinary frequency, nocturia and quality of life (QoL). Objective. To compare the VPSS with the ...
    • Ewart's sign in tuberculous pericarditis 

      Smedema, J. P.; Katjitae, I.; Reuter, H.; Doubell, A. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2000)
      [No abstract available]
    • Extra-adrenal phaeochromocytoma. A case report 

      Botma, J. P.; De Kock, M. L. S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-01)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A case of hypertension in a young woman caused by an extra-adrenal phaeochromocytoma (EAP) situated in the hilum of the left kidney is reported. Surgical removal of the EAP resulted in control of the ...
    • Eyelid problems in general practice 

      Smit, Derrick P. (Medpharm Publications, 2012)
      General practitioners are often confronted with complaints regarding the eyelids. The author presents a number of clinical cases that illustrate common eyelid problems, and provides a discussion of each case to highlight ...
    • Falsely elevated plasma creatinine levels as a marker of nitromethane poisoning 

      Boshoff, Pieter Ernst; Gailey, Karen; Moosa, Mohammed Rafique (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
      [No abstract available]
    • Focal dermal hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome): case reports 

      Derks, B.; Gericke, G. S.; Louw, M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1978)
      Two children, both with physical stigmata of Goltz syndrome, are described. Accurate diagnosis of congenital defects in the newborn allows optimal planning of surgical treatment and more accurate prognosis and genetic counselling.
    • Free flap transfer with microvascular anastomosis 

      Visse, J. H.; Adendorff, D. J.; Malherbe, W. D. F. (HMPG, 1976-11)
      The development of the flap transfer technique in plastic and reconstructive surgery has evolved to the stage where free transplantation of a full thickness skin flap, by means of microvascular anastomosis, has become ...