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'What I've noticed what they need is the stats': Lay HIV counsellors' reports of working in a task-orientated health care system
Counselling has been recognized as an important component of HIV and AIDS care, and an essential part of HIV testing. In South Africa, a commonly used model is for lay counsellors to be trained by non-governmental organizations ...
Triptorelin in the treatment of prostate cancer: Clinical efficacy and tolerability
Triptorelin is a synthetic analog of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH; also known as luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone [LHRH]), which has enhanced receptor affinity, extended half-life and increased bioactivity. ...
EUS: Confusion about terminology and its consequences (multiple letters) 
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Effect of reactive oxygen species produced by spermatozoa and leukocytes on sperm functions in non-leukocytospermic patients
Objective: To investigate whether there is an impact of different sources of reactive oxygen species (ROS) on sperm functions. Design: Prospective study. Setting: Patients at the Center for Dermatology and Andrology, ...
Clonogenic growth patterns correlate with chemotherapy response in acute myeloid leukaemia
Cytosine arabinoside and anthracycline-containing regimens induce remission in upwards of 60% of previously untreated patients with adult acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Despite this, in addition to primary drug resistance, ...
Splenectomy in haematology - A 5-year single centre experience
Objective: To define indications and outcome in haematologic cases undergoing splenectomy. Study design: A retrospective review of clinica l records from consecutive patients having open or laparoscopic removal of the ...
Silent angiodysplasia and occult haemobilia as rare but treatable causes of refractory iron deficiency - Two case reports
Once menorrhagia has been excluded in females then, in both sexes, the gastrointestinal tract remains the commonest site for haemorrhage. This may be of surprisingly large volume but intermittent and therefore not universally ...
Endotoxic shock after gamete intrafallopian transfer
Objective: To report an extremely rare case of endotoxic shock due to Enterobacter cloacae that occurred after laparoscopy for gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) in a nulligravid woman. Design: Private fertility center ...
Use of a zona laser treatment system in assisted hatching: Optimal laser utilization parameters
Objective: This study aimed to establish the benefit of laser micromanipulation of the zona pellucida as a method of assisted hatching and to determine the optimal technical settings. Design: Prospective pilot study. ...
The use of semen parameters to identify the subfertile male in the general population
Aims: To present a structured review of the literature published on semen parameters and in vivo fertility potential and to establish fertility/ subfertility thresholds for sperm morphology using Tygerberg strict criteria, ...