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Tuberculosis exposure in HIV-exposed infants in a high-prevalence setting
Exposure to TB was quantified by screening human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) exposed infants aged 3-4 months for an isoniazid prophylaxis study where tuberculosis (TB) exposure excluded enrolment. Seventy-seven (10.1%, ...
Seasonal influence on the admittance of pre-eclampsia patients in Tygerberg hospital
Background. Previous studies suggest that the occurrence of pre-eclampsia is seasonally distributed. This retrospective study aims to determine whether there is a seasonal variation in the number of admissions and the ...
Efficacy and safety of pantoprazole 20 mg once daily treatment in patients with ulcer-like functional dyspepsia
Objective: To investigate the efficacy of pantoprazole 20 mg once daily (o.d.) in relieving epigastric pain associated with ulcer-like functional dyspepsia. Research design and methods: In this double-blind, placebo-controlled, ...
Pregnancy in systemic lupus erythematosus: A retrospective study from a developing community
Little data exists from the developing world on pregnancy in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). A 10-year review of pregnancies in lupus patients was conducted at a tertiary hospital in a developing country. Forty-seven ...
Diurnal blood pressure variation in the evaluation of early onset severe pre-eclampsia
Objective: : To study the association between diurnal variation in blood pressure, the mean daily blood pressure and various complications of pregnancy in patients presenting with severe pre-eclampsia before 34 weeks' ...
The use of short tandem repeat polymorphisms for monitoring chimerism following bone marrow transplantation: A short report
Following immunohaematopoietic stem cell transplantation, it is of importance to determine whether the new blood forming system is of recipient or donor origin and such phenotypic characterisation is called chimerism ...
Unusual cause for massive cardiomegaly
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Surgical and Endovascular Management of Penetrating Innominate Artery Injuries
Objective: To review our management of penetrating innominate artery injuries by open and endovascular techniques. Methods: Data regarding patient demography, clinical presentation, investigations, associated injuries, ...
Third trimester plasma neurokinin B levels in women with and without preeclampsia
Objective. This study was undertaken to measure neurokinin B (NKB) levels in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia (PE) in the third trimester. The study focused on the Black (sub-Saharan ancestry) and 'mixed ancestry' ...
Long-term results of stent graft treatment of subclavian artery injuries: Management of choice for stable patients?
Background: The management of penetrating subclavian artery injuries poses a formidable surgical challenge. The feasibility of stent graft repair is already established. General use of this modality is not widely accepted ...