• Die objektief-struktureerde kliniese eksamen (OSKE) 

      Wasserman, H. P.; Slabbert, B. R.; Van Zyl, J. J. W. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1982)
      The objective-structured clinical examination (OSCE) as described by Harden and Gleeson could be evaluated for a specific, limited skill (history and physical examination) on two third-year classes. The candidates were ...
    • The outcome of HIV-positive patients admitted to intensive care units with acute kidney injury 

      Nel, J. D.; Moosa, M. R.; Polenakovic, Momir (Ed.) (InTech, 2012)
      Acute kidney injury is a serious clinical problem with significant morbidity and mortality. Several factors are recognized to aggravate the outcome including advanced age, gender, oliguria and the serum creatinine level. ...
    • Pampoentjie-meningitis : broom-82 partisietoets en serebrospinale vog glukose 

      Wassermann, H. P.; Van Heerden, P. D. R. (HMPG, 1977-11)
      A case of mumps meninigitis is reported where a low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) glucose level, a positive bromine-82 partition test and the fact that the patient's sister had recently had tuberculous meningitis complicated ...
    • Patients’ motivations for participating in cardiovascular clinical trials : a local perspective 

      Burgess, L. J.; Sulzer, N. U.; Hoosain, F.; Leverton, N.; Bliganut, S.; Emanuel, S. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2009-08)
      Objective: To investigate patients’ motivations for participating in cardiovascular clinical trials. Methods: Patients attending TREAD Research, located within Tygerberg Hospital, Parow, Western Cape, between January 2005 ...
    • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty : a review of the literature 

      Przybojewski, J. Z.; Weich, H. F. H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984)
      The purpose of this article is to review PTCA, which can be considered to be a truly revolutionary and fairly simple non-invasive form of intervention. Furthermore, the 'epidemic' of IHD in the RSA calls for the employment ...
    • Pharmacy refill adherence compared with CD4 count changes for monitoring HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy 

      Bisson, Gregory P.; Gross, Robert; Bellamy, Scarlett; Chittams, Jesse; Hislop, Michael; Regensberg, Leon; Frank, Ian; Maartens, Gary; Nachega, Jean B. (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-05)
      Background World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for monitoring HIV-infected individuals taking combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) in resource-limited settings recommend using CD4þ T cell (CD4) count changes ...
    • Plasma vitamin A, E, C and B6 levels in myocardial infarction 

      Labadarios, D.; Brink, P. A.; Weich, H. F. H.; Visser, L.; Louw, M. E. J.; Shephard, G. S.; Van Stuijvenberg, M. E. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-5)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Vitamin A, E, C and B6 status was studied in 30 patients with myocardial infarction and in 19 age- and sex-matched patients after elective surgery or trauma. Plasma levels of the four vitamins studied ...
    • Plasma vitamin E values in the newborn 

      Labadarios, D.; Shephard, G. S.; Green, J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984)
      Plasma vitamin E values of newborn infants in a coloured population of Cape Town have been determined. The mean plasma α-tocopherol value was 3,2 ± 0,8 mg/l. A significant correlation between the plasma α-tocopherol level ...
    • Polyarteritis nodosa in the adult : report of a case with repeated myocardial infarction and a review of cardiac involvement 

      Przybojewski, J. Z. (HMPG, 1981-09)
      A young Coloured man with a history of acute transmural anteroseptal and anterolateral myocardial infarction presented with angina pectoris. Skeletal muscle biopsy showed unequivocal evidence of polyarteritis nodosa. ...
    • Postinfarction ventricular septal rupture combined with acute right ventricular infarction : a case report 

      Przybojewski, J. Z.; Rosenfeld, T. (HMPG, 1980-11)
      An elderly white woman suffering from an acute transmural inferior myocardial infarction, with possible true posterior extension, is presented. Her holosystolic cardiac murmur and hypotension are attributed to rupture of ...
    • Prevalence of complications of male circumcision in Anglophone Africa : a systematic review 

      Muula, Adamson S.; Prozesky, Hans W.; Mataya, Ronald H.; Ikechebelu, Joseph I. (BioMed Central, 2007-03)
      Background: There is growing evidence that male circumcision (MC) prevents heterosexual acquisition of HIV by males in sub-Saharan Africa, the region of the world heavily affected by the HIV pandemic. While there is growing ...
    • Primary cardiac amyloidosis : a case presentation 

      Przybojewski, J. Z.; Daniels, A. R.; Van der Walt, J. J. (HMPG, 1980-05)
      A young man with primary cardiac amyloidosis presented clinically as a case of 'restrictive' cardiomyopathy with an initial diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis, probably of tuberculous origin. Cardiac catheterization ...
    • Primary cardiac amyloidosis : a review of the literature 

      Przybojewski, J. Z.; Daniels, A. R.; Van der Walt, J. J. (HMPG, 1980-05)
      A review of the literature on primary cardiac amyloidosis is presented. Its differentiation from constrictive pericarditis, both on clinical and hemodynamic grounds, is outlined. The importance of antemortem endomyocardial ...
    • Primary cardiac hydatid disease : a case report 

      Przybojewski, J. Z. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1984-03)
      A young Coloured man whose only symptom was that of minimal dyspnoea on exertion, on examination had signs of infundibular stenosis which were confirmed by cardiac catheterization. Additional features were left anterior ...
    • Primary Sjogren's syndrome associated with inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion : a case report 

      De Villiers, W. J. S.; Klemp, P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
      A patient in whom primary Sjogren's syndrome and inappropriate antiduretic hormone secretion were associated is reported. This is the first report of such an association. The possible pathophysiological mechanisms are ...
    • Prognostic factors in multiple myeloma 

      Brink, Stefanie; Bradshaw, D.; Rosenstrauch, W. J. C. J.; Van der Merwe, Aletta M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1986-01)
      All patients with multiple myeloma seen over a 9-year period at Tygerberg Hospital were studied retrospectively. Presentation data of 144 patients, as well as individual laboratory results were included in the survival ...
    • Progressive familial heart block type II (PFHBII): a clinical profile from 1977 to 2003 

      Fernandez, P.; Corfield, V. A.; Brink, P. A. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2004-06)
      An evaluation of a 38-year-old Caucasian woman, who was referred to Tygerberg Hospital (Western Cape Province, RSA) with Wenckebach second-degree or possibly complete atrioventricular (AV) block that had progressed from ...
    • Progressive familial heart block: Part I. Extent of the disease 

      Torrington, Marie; Weymar, H. W.; Van der Merwe, P.-L.; Brink, A. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-09)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Progressive familial heart block (type I) has been identified in the RSA. Since 1977 many families have been referred for pedigree tracing. The present probands of some 9 pedigrees are the descendants of ...
    • Progressive familial heart block: Part II. clinical and ECG confirmation of progression - report on 4 cases 

      Van der Merwe, P. L.; Weymar, H. W.; Torrington, M.; Brink, A. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-09)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two types of progressive familial heart block controlled by a single gene have been described; 4 cases show that type I is progressive and that the pathogenesis is still unknown.
    • Prosthetic valve obstruction at Tygerberg Hospital between January 1991 and February 2001 

      Taljaard, J. J.; Doubell, A. F. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2003-08)
      Background: Prosthetic valve obstruction is a relatively rare, but potentially fatal complication in patients with prosthetic heart valves. The diagnosis and appropriate management of these patients present a challenge to ...