• Dorsal ganglion of the wrist - pathogenesis and biomechanics : operative v. conservative treatment 

      De Villiers, C. M.; Birnie, R. H.; Pretorius, L. K.; Vlok, G. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989)
      It is shown that the dorsal ganglion arises as a herniation from the dorsal scapholunate ligament. This herniation increases in size (according to La Place's law) owing to the unidirectional pinchcock effect of the mucosal ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effective Project Management of a Pan-African Cancer Research Network : Men of African Descent and Carcinoma of the Prostate (MADCaP) 

      Odiaka, Emeka; Lounsbury, David W.; Adusei, Ben; Diallo, Thierno Amadou; Kane, Papa Moussa Sene; Rockson, Isabella; Okyne, Vicky; Irusen, Hayley; Pentz, Audrey; Makinde, Ifeoluwa; Ajibola, Olalekan Hafees; Petersen, Lindsay; McBride, Jo; Petersen, Desiree C.; Mante, Sunny; Agalliu, Ilir; Adebiyi, Akindele Olupelumi; Popoola, Olufemi; Yeboah, Edward; Mensah, James E.; Hsing, Ann; Fernandez, Pedro; Aisuodionoe- Shadrach, Oseremen; Joffe, Maureen; Singh, Elvira; Gueye, Serigne Magueye; Quintana, Yuri; Fortier, Brian; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Andrews, Caroline (American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2018)
      Purpose Health research in low- and middle-income countries can generate novel scientific knowledge and improve clinical care, fostering population health improvements to prevent premature death. Project management is a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Elective cholecystectomy via a 5 cm subcostal incision 

      Warren, B. L.; Marais, A. W. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1992)
      This report describes a technique whereby elective cholecystectomy is performed through a 5 cm abdominal incision. Initial results in 18 patients compared with 112 historical control patients undergoing conventional ...
    • 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)
    • Eosinophilic cystitis associated with Glanzmann's thromboasthenia : a case report 

      Botma, J. P.; Burger, E. G.; De Kock, M. L. S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Eosinophilic cystitis is a rare condition, only 41 cases having been recorded in the literature. Glanzmann's thrombasthenia has been documented more than 100 times. The presence of these two conditions in one patient has, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Extracranial internal carotid artery aneurysm : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Van Zyl, J. A.; Laker, L.; Groenewald, J. H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984)
      A patient with an asymptomatic, right-sided internal carotid artery aneurysm is reported. The entity was accurately located and diagnosed pre-operatively by utilizing a duplex ultrasonographic scanner. Treatment comprised ...
    • 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]