• Major disruption of the pelvic ring during normal vaginal delivery : a case report 

      Van Heukelum, M.; Blake, C. (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2017)
      Open-book pelvic fractures are generally associated with high energy trauma. Occasionally these fractures are seen as a complication of normal vaginal delivery. We report the case of a 25-year-old female with a 77 mm ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 neurosyphilis in the Cape Peninsula 

      Joyce-Clarke, N.; Molteno, A. C. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1978)
      A prospective study of 148 cases of neurosyphilis revealed that 85 patients exhibited a modified 'forme fruste' of the disease. A high proportion of these patients had evidence of activity in the cerebrospinal fluid, while ...
    • 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 ...
    • A new system of refraction for use by the general practitioner 

      Molteno, A. C. B.; Molteno, T. E. S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      A rapid, simple and economical method of refraction with a circular slide rule is descriptionbed.
    • 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 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
    • 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 ...