• Neurological ageing factors : neurobiology of ageing and prevention of dementia 

      Potocnik, Felix C. V.; Janse van Rensburg, Susan; Bouwens, Christianne (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2005-06)
      By the year 2000 the total human population passed the 6 billion mark. It is estimated to peak at 9 billion around 2070 before declining to 8.4 billion at the end of the century. The decline will largely be due to reduced ...
    • 'n Nie-indringende benadering tot pulmonere hemodinamika 

      Lewis, C. M.; Stewart, R. I. (HMPG, 1981-08)
      Currently available investigative methods employed in the evaluation of the pulmonary circulation involve cardiac catheterization and, in respect of exercise determinations, only supine data have been recorded. Consequent ...
    • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the Western Cape : a descriptive analysis 

      Kruger, F. C.; Daniels, C.; Kidd, M.; Swart, G.; Brundyn, K.; Van Rensburg, C.; Kotze, M. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010)
      Background. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease in Western countries, but the disease profile has not yet been described in South Africa. NAFLD affects all spheres of ...
    • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cardiovascular risk : a rheumatologist's reply 

      Whitelaw, David (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2007-12)
      To the Editor: The cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been the subject of scrutiny generated mainly by evidence suggesting that rofecoxib is associated ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...