• Quantifying the risks of radiation exposure 

      Wasserman, H. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-09)
      The considerations leading to the recommendation of dose-equivalent limits by the International Commision for Radiological Protection are outlined. The dose-equivalent limits are based on radiation risk factors estimated ...
    • Two simple inexpensive photographic methods for viewing ECG-gated radionuclide blood pool images 

      Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Baard, W. P.; Klopper, J. F.; Reyneke, N. J.; Weich, H. F. H.; Blake, R. S.; Przybojewski, J. Z. (HMPG, 1979-04)
      Although the ECG-gated radionuclide blood pool scan (GBPS) has become an established method for studying regional myocardial wall motion, it is usually performed with the aid of an expensive computer system. A simple, ...
    • An update on the management of breast cancer in Africa 

      Vanderpuye, V.; Grover, S.; Hammad, N.; Prabhakar, Pooja; Simonds, H.; Olopade, F.; Stefan, D. C. (BioMed Central, 2017-02-14)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: There is limited information about the challenges of cancer management and attempts at improving outcomes in Africa. Even though South and North Africa are better resourceds to tackle the ...
    • Validation of a cost-effective alternative for a radiochromatography method to be used in a developing country 

      Ekoume, F. P.; Boersma, H. H.; Dong a Zok, F.; Rubow, S. M. (SpringerOpen (part of Springer Nature), 2020-04-10)
      Introduction: The radiochemical purity (RCP) of technetium-99m labelled radiopharmaceuticals (RP) is important to ensure optimal scintigraphic image quality. In low-income settings, it may not be possible to use compendial ...
    • Validation of equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate in South Africans of mixed ancestry 

      Holness, Jen L.; Bezuidenhout, K.; Davids, M. R.; Warwick, J. M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020-02-26)
      Background. The Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) and Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equations are two commonly used formulae to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in adults. ...
    • Ventilasiestudies van die long met kripton-81m 

      Klopper, J. F.; Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Baard, W. P. (HMPG, 1981-08)
      During a 2-year study period it was found that krypton-81m was useful in routine clinical practice. During this period 1563 technetium-99m perfusion studies and 807 krypton-81m ventilation studies were performed. A distinct ...
    • Die waarde van speldgatkollimator-opnames in die flikkergrafiese diagnose van werwelpatologie 

      Van Heerden, B. B.; Prins, M. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989)
      Recent findings suggested a possible role for pinhole collimator scintigraphy to differentiate between metastases, infection and fractures of the vertebrae. The aim of this study was to verify these findings and to ascertain ...