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Incidental intima-media wall changes in the lower-limb arteries : a case series in habitual distance runners
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This case series describes the observed presence of echogenic circular “beads” identified by high-resolution ultrasound imaging in the peripheral arterial walls of the lower limbs of three vascularly ...
Early decreased neutrophil responsiveness is related to late onset sepsis in multitrauma patients : an international cohort study
(Public Library of Science, 2017-07-30)
Background: Severe trauma can lead to the development of infectious complications after several days, such as sepsis. Early identification of patients at risk will aid anticipating these complications. The aim of this ...
Towards early detection of retinoblastoma
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-12)
Survival rates for retinoblastoma (RB) in a region of South Africa (SA) of only 50% reflect the high frequency of late presentation, the simple reason for which is lack of effective screening. Early detection of suspected ...
Anatomy of the clavicle and its medullary canal - a computer tomography study
(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 ...
Evaluation of the visual prostate symptom score in a male population with great language diversity and limited education : a study from Namibia
(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 ...
The outcome of relapsed and residual clubfeet treated with the Taylor Spatial Frame
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
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Mammographic screening for breast cancer in a resource-restricted environment
(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 ...
Reconstruction of the lower eye lid with a rotation-advancement tarso-conjunctival cheek flap
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
The repair of full-thickness defects of the lower eyelids poses a challenge because a graft in combination with a flap is typically used to replace either the posterior or anterior lamella. This often results in aesthetically ...
Polymerase chain reaction to search for Herpes viruses in uveitic and healthy eyes : a South African perspective
(Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, 2015)
Objective: To analyse aqueous polymerase chain reaction (PCR) results in patients diagnosed with undifferentiated uveitis and determine prevalence of herpesviridae in non-uveitic patients undergoing routine cataract ...
Retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy : review of the first 50 cases at Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-06)
Background. Changing from an open to a laparoscopic live renal donor programme poses challenges and may affect donor and graft outcomes. Objectives. To evaluate donor safety and graft outcomes for the first 50 ...