Browsing Department of Surgical Sciences by Title

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    • 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

    • 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. ...

    • 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 ...

    • Penetrating wounds of the heart and great vessels : experience with 24 cases including 3 with intracardiac defects 

      De Wet Lubbe, J. J.; Janson, P. M. C.; Barnard, P. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975-03)
      Twenty four cases of penetrating cardiac injuries due to stab wounds, which were seen over a 3 yr period, are reviewed. Ten patients were treated by aspiration alone because tamponade was mild, or because they were seen ...

    • Performance data of screening mammography at a dedicated breast health centre 

      Apffelstaedt, J. P.; Steenkamp, V.; Baatjes, K. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
      Background. Mammographic screening has become part of routine health care. We present a first analysis of screening mammography in a dedicated breast health centre in Africa. Objective. To establish a performance benchmark ...