Browsing Department of Surgical Sciences by Title

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    • The 2-deoxy-d-glucose-neutral red test and vagotomy : an experimental study 

      Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (HMPG, 1977-09)
      The 2-deoxy-D-glucose neutral red test proved to be successful in assessing completeness of vagotomy in the baboon both intra- and postoperatively. There were no deleterious side-effects and we found that both products ...

    • Abnormal serum lipoprotein levels as a risk factor for the development of human lenticular opacities 

      Meyer, D.; Parkin, D.; Maritz, F. J.; Liebenberg, P. H. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2003-04)
      Aim: To determine whether an association exists between the different plasma lipoprotein constituents and the prevalence of lenticular opacities in dyslipidaemic subjects. Methods: Adult patients (n = 115) of both genders ...

    • Acute abdomen in a patient with situs inversus : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Greeff, M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1986-02)
      The case of a man with situs inversus who presented with acute abdomen is reported. Acute left-sided appendicitis was considered before operation, but at laparotomy an omental abscess of unknown aetiology was drained. The ...

    • Alan Blyth - my halfeeu op Ladismith 

      Van Zyl, J. J. W. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-06)
      No abstract available

    • Alcohol levels in trauma victims 

      Muller, R.; Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1986-11)
      A group of 142 patients injured in motor vehicle accidents or assaults was investigated to ascertain patterns of alcohol usage and blood alcohol levels; 77% were positive for blood alcohol (range 0,01 0,492 g/dl; mean ...

    • Anaesthesia for microsurgery 

      Jakubowski, M.; Lamont, A.; Murray, W. B.; De Wit, S. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-04)
      The data from a retrospective study of 32 anaesthetics administered for free-flap tissue operations are analysed. We suggest balanced analgesic-dominated general anaesthesia, supported wherever possible by continuous ...

    • Anatomy of the clavicle and its medullary canal - a computer tomography study 

      King, Paul Reginald; Ikram, Ajmal; Lamberts, Robert Patrick (Stellenbosch Univeristy, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background With recent literature indicating certain clavicle shaft fracture types are best treated surgically; there is renewed interest in the anatomy of the clavicle. lntramedullary fixation of ...

    • Aneurysm of a peripheral pulmonary artery : case report and brief review of the literature 

      Janson, P. M. C.; Barnard, P. M.; Weich, H. F. H.; MacMahon, A. G. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975-08)
      A patient is presented in whom a solitary aneurysm of a peripheral pulmonary artery was treated by left lower lobectomy. This is the eighth reported successful resection of such an aneurysm. A brief review of the literature ...

    • Anti-allergic ophthalmic drugs in general practice : which, why and when? 

      Mohamed, N.; Smit, D. P. (Medpharm Publications, 2013)
      Ocular allergies present in many different guises. They may vary from self-limiting episodes of acute allergic conjunctivitis, to potentially sight-threatening chronic conditions, such as vernal keratoconjunctivitis. This ...

    • Anti-infective ophthalmic preparations in general practice 

      Smit, Derrick (Medpharm Publications, 2012)
      Ocular infections may be bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic in aetiology. Pharmacological preparations are available to treat infections that are caused by these groups of organisms. The majority of these preparations ...

    • Astute and safe use of topical ocular corticosteroids in general practice : practical guidelines 

      Janse van Rensburg, E.; Meyer, D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2013-04)
      Corticosteroids are the most effective way to treat ocular inflammation. They relieve symptoms rapidly and often prevent permanent damage. These medications, however, must be used with caution, as use of steroid-containing ...

    • Atresia of the colon. A review of the literature with a report of 2 cases 

      Heydenrych, J. J.; Van der Riet, R. Le S. (HMPG, 1973-10)
      Colonic atresia is a rare condition, and only 69 cases have been reported; 2 further cases are described. The first case was diagnosed late and operation was carried out 5.5 days after birth. An ileostomy was performed and ...

    • Axillary nodal metastasis at primary presentation of an oropharyngeal primary carcinoma : a case report and review of the literature 

      Mckenzie, Bruce J.; Loock, James W. (BioMed Central, 2009-08)
      Introduction: Axillary nodal metastasis is very rare in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. The few cases reported in the literature all involve patients who have previously undergone either neck dissection alone, or ...

    • 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. ...