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Late onset preeclampsia is not an innocuous condition
Objective: To describe the profile and outcome of late-onset preeclampsia (LOPE). Methods. Retrospective study of 264 singleton pregnancies presenting before delivery at two referral centres in South Africa. Results: ...
Are early and late preeclampsia distinct subclasses of the diseasewhat does the placenta reveal
Objective. To compare histopathological differences in placentas from early- and late-onset preeclampsia, as well as late-onset preeclampsia and normal term deliveries. Methods. This prospective study was performed at ...
Placental histology related to fetal brain sonography
Background: Chronic hypoxia and inflammatory processes can induce placental disturbances that may indirectly lead to perinatal brain injury. Objective: To study histological features of the placenta in relation to echogenicity ...
The S/Z ratio: A simple and reliable clinical method of evaluating laryngeal function in patients after intubation
Objectives: 1. To determine the consequences of prolonged intubation on laryngeal function.2. To evaluate simple clinical criteria or tests that could alert the clinician to potential laryngeal pathology requiring ear, ...
Tuberculous meningitis-related optic neuritis: Recovery of vision with thalidomide in 4 consecutive cases
Blindness is an uncommon but devastating complication of tuberculosis meningitis. The main causes are chronically raised intracranial pressure (hydrocephalus and/or tuberculomas) or direct involvement of the optic chiasm ...
Impact of tuberculosis on maternal and child health
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Evaluation of paradoxical TB-associated IRIS with the use of standardized case definitions for resource-limited settings
Objective: Standardized case definitions have recently been proposed by the International Network for the Study of HIV-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (INSHI; [IRIS]) for use in resource-limited ...
Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder: brain perfusion and psychopathology--before and after anti-psychotic treatment.
Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder (AIPD) also known as alcohol hallucinosis is a rare complication of alcohol abuse. The pathogenesis and treatment of AIPD are still unclear. Few prospective treatment studies are available ...
Symptoms of depression and anxiety among a sample of South African patients living with HIV
Little systematic research has been conducted on the extent of psychiatric disorders among South African patients in general, and among patients living with HIV in particular. The present study reports on a survey conducted ...