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Can uroflowmetry patterns in women be reliably interpreted?
Our aim was to investigate the proposition that uroflowmetry patterns can be reliably interpreted and correspond with specific urodynamic diagnoses. Uroflowmetry traces from 129 women with diagnoses of either genuine stress ...
Defects of blastogenesis: Counseling dilemmas in two families
Three patients are described with defects of blastogenesis and predominantly midline defects. Two were sibs of whom the firstborn were female cephalothoracopagusconjoined twins with multiple predominantly midline defects ...
Endovascular treatment of penetrating thoracic outlet arterial injuries
Objectives: to establish the feasibility of stent-graft treatment of penetrating thoracic outlet arterial injuries. Design: prospective study. Materials and methods: forty-one patients with penetrating injuries to the ...
Surrogate pregnancies in patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome and severe teratozoospermia
The challenge of the case presented was threefold: congenital absent uterus (Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome), a request for surrogacy, and teratozoospermia in the husband (6% normal morphology according to the ...
Is the prophylactic administration of magnesium sulphate in women with pre-eclampsia indicated prior to labour?
Objective: To determine whether prophylactic magnesium sulphate is necessary to prevent eclampsia and associated complications among women with pre-eclampsia prior to labour. Design: Case series. Setting: Tertiary referral ...
Classification of drug-resistant tuberculosis in an epidemic area
Background: Traditionally, patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis are classified as having acquired drug-resistant or primary drug-resistant disease on the basis of a history of previous tuberculosis treatment. Only ...
A non-resolving pneumothorax?
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The potential of midwives providing primary obstetric care to reduce perinatal deaths in a rural region
Objective: To determine the proportion of perinatal deaths that could be reduced by midwives providing primary obstetric services. Method: The study was conducted in a rural region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The ...
Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Aim. To compare the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates of adult index cases with multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis to the isolates obtained from their child contacts. Patients and methods. A 4-year prospective study ...
Self-injection ictal SPECT during partial seizures
The authors compared ictal SPECT injection performed by medical personnel with self-injection ictal SPECT in six patients with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy. Self-injection was safe and started faster Self- injection ...