• Nieroorplanting by die Tygerberg-hospitaal : 'n oorsig van chirurgiese komplikasies 

      De Kock, M. L. S.; Schmidt, A. C.; De Klerk, J. N. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1982)
      From May 1976 until January 1981 74 patients received 76 renal transplants at Tygerberg Hospital. Forty-one patients (55%) developed at least one surgical complication. Four patients (5.4%) died from widespread sepsis. In ...
    • Non-operative management for penetrating splenic trauma : how far can we go to save splenic function? 

      Spijkerman, Roy; Teuben, Michel Paul Johan; Hoosain, Fatima; Taylor, Liezel Phyllis; Hardcastle, Timothy Craig; Blokhuis, Taco Johan; Warren, Brian Leigh; Leenen, Luke Petrus Hendrikus (BioMed Central, 2017-07-25)
      Background: Selective non-operative management (NOM) for the treatment of blunt splenic trauma is safe. Currently, the feasibility of selective NOM for penetrating splenic injury (PSI) is unclear. Unfortunately, little is ...
    • 'n Nuwe metode vir die bepaliog van serotonien in bloed en serebrospinale vloeistof 

      Kriek, J. A.; Bester, A. J.; Rossouw, J. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1979)
      A new rapid method for the microdetermination of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid is described. A recovery coefficient of 98% was obtained in the present method, with the use of ...
    • Oculomotor nerve palsy precipitating acute angle-closure glaucoma : a case report 

      Mouton, D. P.; Meyer, D. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989)
      A case of acute angle-closure glaucoma precipitated by oculomotor nerve palsy in a patient with shallow anterior chambers is reported. The different ways in which a palsy of the oculomotor nerve can influence the intra-ocular ...
    • Oesophago-antrostomy with and without pyloroplasty - Radiological and manometric findings in the chacma baboon 

      Van Rensburg, L. C. J.; Keet, A. D. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1983)
      Oesophago-antrostomy with and without pyloroplasty, and with preservation of Latarjet's anterior nerve with an intact pylorus, was studied in chacma baboons. Radiological and manometric studies showed that pyloroplasty is ...
    • Oesophagogastrectomy and total gastrectomy for carcinoma of the stomach : a plea for subdiaphragmatic resection 

      Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1981-11)
      Carcinoma of the stomach which involves the gastro-oesophageal junction or cardia is usually advanced by the time the diagnosis is made; resection is therefore often only palliative in nature. Resection is usually performed ...
    • Oesophagojejunal anastomosis after total gastrectomy 

      Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (HMPG, 1979-08)
      Techniques of oesophagojejunal anastomosis were studied in chacma baboons (Papio ursinus ursinus). End-to-end anastomosis utilizing a Roux-en-Y loop and interrupted silk sutures gave the best results. End-to-side ...
    • Optimising perioperative care for hip and knee arthroplasty in South Africa : a Delphi consensus study 

      Plenge, U.; Nortje, M. B.; Marais, L. C.; Jordaan, J. D.; Parker, R.; Van der Westhuizen, N.; Van der Merwe, J. F.; Marais, J.; September, W. V.; Davies, G. L.; Pretorius, T.; Solomon, C.; Ryan, P.; Torborg, A. M.; Farina, Z.; Smit, R.; Cairns, C.; Shanahan, H.; Sombili, S.; Mazibuko, A.; Hobbs, H. R.; Porrill, O. S.; Timothy, N. E.; Siebritz, R. E.; Van der Westhuizen, C.; Troskie, A. J.; Blake, C. A.; Gray, L. A.; Munting, T. W.; Steinhaus, H. K. S.; Rowe, P.; Van der Walt, J. G.; Isaacs Noordien, R.; Theron, A.; Biccard, B. M. (BioMed Central, 2018-05-09)
      Background: A structured approach to perioperative patient management based on an enhanced recovery pathway protocol facilitates early recovery and reduces morbidity in high income countries. However, in low- and middle-income ...
    • Organ allotransplantation since the advent of cyclosporin 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Heydenrych, J. J.; Laker, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      Successful long-term organ transplantation has been made possible by the use of conventional immuno-suppression. In contrast with transplantation of other organs, transplantation of the kidney has become an accepted ...
    • The organisation of an ophthalmological service for diabetics in a teaching hospital 

      Mouton, D. P.; Gill, A. J.; Van Rooyen, M. M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      A new system of ophthalmological evaluation of diabetic patients in a teaching hospital has been devised. All the patients attending the diabetic clinic were screened by ophthalmologists. Any patient with a problem was ...
    • Outcome of bilateral circular fixators in complex lower limb fractures 

      Mkize, S.; Ferreira, Ν. (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017)
      Circular external fixators are increasingly being used for complex lower limb trauma. When these injuries are sustained to both lower limbs, the ideal management is unclear. We present the results of 25 consecutive patients ...
    • Outcome of primary adult optical penetrating keratoplasty in a public health service facility of a developing country 

      Wagoner, Michael D. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
      Purpose: To evaluate the outcome of primary adult optical penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) at a public health service hospital of a developing country. Patients and Methods: A retrospective review was performed of the ...
    • The outcome of relapsed and residual clubfeet treated with the Taylor Spatial Frame 

      Botha, Adriaan Hendrik; Du Toit, Jacques; Lamberts, Robert P. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      No abstract available
    • Outcomes of segmental tibia fractures treated with circular external fixation at a single centre in a developing world setting 

      O'Connor, Megan; Marais, Leonard C.; Ferreira, N. (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2018)
      Background: Segmental tibia fractures historically are treated with special consideration due to their complexity, high complication rate and the propensity for associated injuries. Circular external fixators (CEFs) offer ...
    • Outpatient treatment of retinal detachment 

      Van Rooyen, M. M. B.; Van Biljon, G.; Du Toit, A. M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989-01)
      Outpatient treatment of retinal detachment is a new concept. The first 20 cases treated in the Department of Ophthalmology at Tygerberg Hospital are discussed. After an inert gas has been injected into the vitreous cavity ...
    • Paediatric blunt abdominal trauma : are we doing too many computed tomography scans? 

      Arnold, M.; Moore, S. W. (Medpharm Publications, 2013-02)
      Blunt abdominal trauma in childhood contributes significantly to both morbidity and mortality. Selective non-operative management of blunt abdominal trauma in children depends on both diagnostic and clinical factors. ...
    • Paintball ocular injuries 

      Kruger, L. P.; Acton, J. K. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
      Introduction. Six cases of ocular injury following paintball injuries sustained during war games are described. A CO2-powered rifle shoots a 14 mm plastic-coated paintball at participants. The muzzle velocity of the gun ...
    • Pancreatic transplantation in a patient with severe insulin resistance : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Heydenrych, J. J.; Coetzee, A. R.; Weight, M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
      A 22-year-old white woman with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus of 20 years' duration and advanced secondary complications underwent pancreatic transplantation for severe insulin resistance and rapidly progressive ...
    • Patient-related benefits for adults with cochlear implantation : a multicultural longitudinal observational study 

      Lenarz, Thomas; Muller, Lida; Czerniejewska-Wolska, Hanna; Varela, Hector Valles; Dotu, Cesar Orus; Durko, Marcin; Irujo, Alicia Huarte; Piszczatowski, Bartosz; Zadrożniak, Marek; Irwin, Colin; Graham, Petra L.; Wyss, Josie (S. Karger AG, Basel, 2017-07-19)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: To assess subjectively perceived, real-world benefits longitudinally for unilateral cochlear implant (CI) recipients in a multinational population treated routinely. To identify possible predictors of ...
    • Penetrating wounds of the heart and great vessels : a new therapeutic approach 

      Knott-Craig, C. J.; Przybojewski, J. Z.; Barnard, P. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1982-08)
      A series of 36 Black and Coloured patients, presenting during a 1-year period with life-endangering intrathoracic trauma secondary to assault, is presented. Penetrating wounds of the heart were documented in 32 of these ...