Browsing Department of Surgical Sciences by Title

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    • Left paraduodenal hernia with acute abdominal symptoms : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Pretorius, C. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1986-08)
      A 22-year-old man with an incarcerated left para-duodenal hernia is described. Symptoms included nausea, vomiting, cramp-like abdominal pain and obstipation. A clinical diagnosis of mechanical small-intestinal obstruction ...

    • Lessons from the hepatoblastoma- familial polyposis connection 

      Moore, S. W.; Tshifularo, N.; Grobbelaar, J. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-11)
      Background. Approximately one-third of hepatoblastoma (HB) patients have associated congenital abnormalities, but familial recurrence is rare, except in association with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). This ...

    • Low-velocity gunshot injury of the abdominal aorta managed by debridement and re-anastomosis : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Greeff, M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-01)
      Penetrating injuries to the abdominal aorta are highly lethal despite increasing numbers of reports of successful treatment. A case of survival after a 0,25-calibre gunshot wound of the abdominal aorta is presented. The ...

    • Lysosomal disruption during the development of endotoxic shock in the baboon 

      Janson, P. M. C.; Kuhn, S. H.; Geldenhuys, J. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975-06)
      Lysosomal disruption with release of lysosomal enzymes has been described in shock. This study was designed to demonstrate the release of lysosomal enzymes in the liver and lung in addition to determining circulating serum ...

    • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord: A case report 

      Botma, J. P.; De Kock, M. L. S.; Laubscher, W. M. L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-03)
      A case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord treated by primary local excision, followed 5 days later by radical inguinal orchidectomy and hemi-scrotectomy is reported. At 30 months' follow-up the patient ...

    • Mammographic screening for breast cancer in a resource-restricted environment 

      Apffelstaedt, Justus P.; Dalmayer, Lisa; Baatjes, Karin (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-04)
      Background. Mammographic screening is carried out at public sector hospitals as part of clinical practice. Objective. We report the experience of such screening at Tygerberg Academic Hospital (TBAH), a tertiary referral ...

    • Management of chemical ocular injuries – what every GP should know 

      Meyer, D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2013-04)

    • Management of radiation cystitis 

      Smit, Shaun G.; Heyns, Chris F. (Nature Publishing Group, 2010-04)
      Acute radiation cystitis occurs during or soon after radiation treatment. It is usually self-limiting, and is generally managed conservatively. Late radiation cystitis, on the other hand, can develop from 6 months to 20 ...

    • Medical futility and end-of-life care 

      Sidler, D.; Arndt, H. R.; Van Niekerk, A. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008-04)
      Acceptance of the concept of medical futility facilitates a paradigm shift from curative to palliative medicine, accommodating a more humane approach and avoiding unnecessary suffering in the course of the dying process. ...

    • Missed opportunities for retention in pre-ART care in Cape Town, South Africa 

      Du Toit, Elizabeth; Van Schalkwyk, Cari; Dunbar, Rory; Jennings, Karen; Yang, Blia; Coetzee, David; Beyers, Nulda (Public Library of Science -- PLoS, 2014-05)
      Background: Few studies have evaluated access to and retention in pre-ART care. Objectives: To evaluate the proportion of People Living With HIV (PLWH) in pre-ART and ART care and factors associated with retention in ...

    • Modified total cranial vault remodeling technique for scaphocephaly repair 

      Altaib, Mohamed Giuma (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLSIH ABSTRACT: Introduction: Sagittal synostosis or scaphocephaly is the most common isolated single-suture synostosis that accounts for 40% to 60% of all craniosynostosis cases which affects 1 out of 2000 live births. ...

    • Mycobacterium fortuitum as infectious agent in a septic total knee replacement : case study and literature review 

      Venter, R. G.; Solomon, C.; Baartman, M. (Champagne Media, 2015)
      Infection of prosthetic joints with non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) is rare. The rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM) are a subgroup of NTM. They are not very virulent organisms, found ubiquitously in the environment, and ...

    • Mycotic aneurysm of the radial artery of the hand : a case report 

      De Greef, A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-03)
      Aneurysms of the hand (including the wrist region) are reviewed; a case is reported, and the relevant surgical anatomy is discussed.

    • The new challenge of corneal transplantation in South Africa 

      Meyer, David (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-07)
      Modern corneal transplantation is internationally accepted as highly successful and cost effective. The avascularity of the cornea puts it in a relatively immune-privileged position, and complications due to graft ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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