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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 ...
Delayed pericardial effusion following stab wounds to the chest
Introduction: Delayed pericardial effusion following penetrating cardiac trauma has not been commonly reported, and the exact incidence remains unknown. It was more common before 1960, when pericardiocentesis was still a ...
No clinical benefit of adding cisapride to pantoprazole for treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Objective Although a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) and a prokinetic drug are often combined for the medical treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), there are few well-conducted clinical studies on the efficacy ...
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. ...
Postmenopausal bleeding: A diagnostic approach for both private and public sectors
Objective: To assess the optimal diagnostic approach to women with postmenopausal bleeding by comparing transvaginal ultrasound and endometrial sampling with office hysteroscopy. Methods: A prospective collective study was ...
Effect of fibroids on fertility in patients undergoing assisted reproduction: A structured literature review
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the current data to understand the impact of intramural leiomyomata on pregnancy outcome in assisted reproduction. Patients and Methods: In this review, articles were found ...
Absence of human herpesvirus-8 DNA in Kaposi's sarcoma following postmastectomy lymphoedema
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Clinical importance of zona pellucida-induced acrosome reaction and its predictive value for IVF
The study aimed to establish zona pellucida induced acrosome reaction response (ZIAR) among 35 couples with normal and G-pattern sperm morphology and repeated poor fertilization results during assisted reproduction treatment. ...
Predictive value of normal sperm morphology in intrauterine insemination (IUI): A structured literature review
The aim of the study was to conduct a structured review of the literature published on the use of normal sperm morphology, as an indicator of male fertility potential in intrauterine insemination (IUI) programmes. Published ...
Validation of psychometric scales for malingering in a student sample
Objective. To determine South African cut scores for established tests of malingering. Design. A prospective study with an experimental group of subjects that was instructed to feign illness and a control group instructed ...