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Urologic complications of HIV and AIDS
(Nature Publishing Group - NPG, 2009-06)
In recent years the nature of HIV infection has been dramatically transformed from an invariably fatal disease to a chronic disorder with a relatively benign course. Disease progression from HIV to AIDS and HIV-related ...
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 application, mechanism of action and side-effects of immunosuppressive agents in clinical transplantation
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-11)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The conventional agents (azathioprine and steroids) have been the mainstay of organ allograft immunosuppression for the past 20 years. The main drawback of the immunosuppressive agents at present in use ...
The outcome of relapsed and residual clubfeet treated with the Taylor Spatial Frame
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
No abstract available
Congenital choledochal cyst : a case report
(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 ...
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 ...