Browsing Department of Surgical Sciences by Title

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    • Bicycle accident injuries 

      Grundill, W. L.; Muller, R. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-09)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Bicycle accidents in 210 patients are analysed. Ages ranged from 1 to 59 years (mean 14,5 years) with a male predominance. In 52% of patients there was a head or facial injury, 6% being moderate to severe. ...

    • Binneaarse radio-isotoop angiografie karotis-kaverneuse fistels 

      Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Rose Innes, A. P.; Klopper, J. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
      The use of intravenous radio isotope angiography in 3 cases of unilateral carotid cavernous sinus fistula is described. The lesion gives a characteristic image pattern distinguishable from that of arteriovenous malformation ...

    • Bipolar diathermy for the outpatient control of posterior epistaxis 

      McKenzie, B. J.; Loock, J. W. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
      [No abstract available]

    • Bolus obstruction of the intestine : case reports 

      Knott-Craig, C. J.; Du Toit, D. F.; Van Schalkwyk, P.; Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-06)
      Two cases of intestinal obstruction caused by peaches are reported. In the first case steamed dried peaches were eaten by a 56-year-old woman who had undergone a Billroth I gastrectomy 18 years previously, while in the ...

    • Cervical spine injury outcome - A review of 101 cases treated in a tertiary referral unit 

      Frielingsdorf K.; Dunn R. N. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2007)
      Cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating event for the patient and family. It has a huge impact on society because of the intensive resources required to manage the patient in both the acute and rehabilitation ...

    • Congenital choledochal cyst : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Warren, B. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1986-07)
      A congenital choledochal cyst presented as an upper abdominal mass in a non-jaundiced woman; at laparotomy total cystectomy was performed and biliary enteric continuity re-established by a hepaticojejunostomy Roux-en-Y ...

    • Correlation between a new visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) and uroflowmetry parameters in men with lower urinary tract symptoms 

      Heyns, C. F.; Van der Walt, C. L. E.; Groeneveld, A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-04)
      Objective. A visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) compared with the international prostate symptom score (IPSS) for evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) can be completed without physician assistance by a ...

    • Costotransversectomy in thoracic spinal tuberculosis 

      Botha, A. H.; Davis, J. H. (Champagne Media, 2016)
      BACKGROUND: The escalating global pandemic of tuberculosis infections results in 8 million new cases diagnosed each year. The thoracic and thoracolumbar spine is the most prevalent area involved in musculoskeletal tuberculosis. ...

    • A critical appraisal of the etiology of adult human lenticular opacification and an investigation into the role of metabolic factors in its pathogenesis 

      Meyer, David (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The eye is that biological instrument which conveys the light of the external world into the inner world of the mind, wherein we receive the miraculous gift of vision. So precious is this gift, that ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • Endoscopy outreach : how worthwhile is it 

      Voss, M.; Forward, L. M.; Smits, C. A. G.; Duvenage, R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010)

    • 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 ...

    • 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]

    • 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 ...