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    • Gastric juice carcino-embryonic antigen estimation. A useful additional test in the diagnosis of gastric carcinoma? 

      Van Eeden P.J.; Bezuidenhout D.J.J.; Kock J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      There is a high incidence of gastric carcinoma in the coloured population of the Western Cape. Diagnostic tests other than barium meal examination or gastroscopy were investigated. In this study 50 patients were assessed ...

    • Gaucher's disease in the Cape Coloured population of the RSA, including a family with 5 affected siblings 

      Swart A.L.; Hesseling P.B.; Hayden M.R. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Nine Cape Coloured children from four families with severe non-neuropathic Gaucher's disease are documented. The diagnosis was confirmed histologically in the bone marrow, spleen and liver, and by serum acid phosphatase ...

    • Hemiplegia - an unusual complication of appendectomy. A case report 

      McCormick M.V.; Heydenrych J.J.; Le Roux J.L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      A 12-year-old boy developed complete right hemiplegia and 7th cranial palsy 2 days after laparotomy for a perforated appendix. Full recovery took 2 months. Although it can be accepted that the hemiparesis was not caused ...

    • Influence of disodium etidronate on Paget's disease of bone. 

      Muir H.G.; Schabort I.; Hough F.S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      The use of agents that decrease bone resorption, notably the calcitonins, diphosphonates and mithramycin, has been shown to result in symptomatic and/or biochemical improvement in patients with Paget's disease of bone ...

    • Intensive care management of acute organophosphate poisoning. A 7-year experience in the Western Cape 

      Bardin P.G.; Van Eeden S.F.; Joubert J.R. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Organophosphate poisoning (OPP) was an important reason for admission of patients to the respiratory intensive care unit (ICU) at Tygerberg Hospital, Parow-vallei, CP, during the period 1979 - 1985; a marked increase in ...

    • Intramuscular buprenorphine compared with morphine for postoperative analgesia 

      Payne K.A.; Murray W.B.; Barrett H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      The postoperative analgesic efficacy of buprenorphine (Temgesic; R & C Pharmaceuticals) 0,004 mg/kg and morphine 0,15 mg/kg were compared in 60 patients, both agents given by intramuscular injection. According to patients, ...

    • Kunsmatige intrauteriene inseminasie met gewaste voorbereide eggenootsemen 

      de Villiers T.J.; Kruger T.F.; van der Merwe J.P.; Menkveld R. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Intra-uterine insemination with washed spermatozoa of the husband was evaluated in 42 infertile couples during 103 treatment cycles. A pregnancy rate of 47.3% was obtained after an average of 2 treatment cycles in a group ...

    • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord: A case report 

      Botma J.P.; De Kock M.L.S.; Laubscher W.M.L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      A case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord treated by primary local excision, followed 5 days later by radical inguinal orchidectomy and hemi-scrotectomy is reported. At 30 months' follow-up the patient ...

    • Metacarpal bone mass in the white and coloured populations of the Cape 

      Wagener G.W.; Hough F.S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Morphometric measurements (radiogrammetry) of metacarpal cortical bone from fine-grain radiographic film using a magnifying eyepiece (magnification radiogrammetry) is a simple, inexpensive, reproducible and well-accepted ...

    • Methods of breech delivery at Tygerberg Hospital 

      Mostert A.; Cronje H.S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      In a retrospective descriptive study, all breech deliveries in Tygerberg Hospital from 1 October 1982 until 30 September 1983 are presented. The aim of the study was to determine the status of the method of breech deliveries ...

    • Mitral stenosis with free-floating left atrial thrombus and recurrent systemic embolisation: A case report 

      Przybojewski, J. Z.; Vogts B.C.; Hunter J.; Knott-Craig C.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      A 64-year-old white woman with moderately severe rheumatic mitral stenosis complicated by atrial fibrillation and recurrent systemic embolisation to the brain was found at operation to have a large 'free-floating' left ...

    • Mitral subannular left ventricular aneurysm. A case report 

      Edelstein C.L.; Blake R.S.; Klopper J.F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      A mitral subannular left ventricular aneurysm in an Ovambo man is described. This condition should be suspected in patients of negroid descent presenting with mitral incompetence and a localised bulge on the left heart ...

    • Mumps meningo-encephalitis 

      Donald P.R.; Burger P.J.; Becker W.B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Between July 1981 and June 1985, 49 cases (36 boys (73%) and 13 girls (27%)) of mumps meningoencephalitis confirmed by culture of the virus from the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were seen. Patients presented particularly in ...

    • The negative effects of mucolytics in otitis media with effusion 

      Van Der Merwe J.; Wagenfeld D.J.H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Much controversy still exists in the treatment of otitis media with effusion. A double-blind randomised prospective trial during which bromhexine hydrochloride was compared with a placebo is reported. Information from 60 ...

    • The organisation of an ophthalmological service for diabetics in a teaching hospital. 

      Mouton D.P.; Gill A.J.; van Rooyen M.M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      A new system of ophthalmological evaluation of diabetic patients in a teaching hospital has been devised. All the patients attending the diabetic clinic were screened by ophthalmologists. Any patient with a problem was ...

    • Ovulation induction for in vitro fertilisation at Tygerberg Hospital 

      Van der Merwe J.P.; Kruger T.F.; Lombard C.J.; Muller L.M.M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      The protocol for in vitro fertilisation (IVF) at Tygerberg Hospital is presented and the results are analysed. Indications for ovulation induction for IVF included the following: (a) irreversible tubal damage; (b) infertility ...

    • Plasma cholinesterase levels during cardiopulmonary bypass. A report on 10 cases 

      Roelofse J.A.; Van Der Bijl P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Plasma cholinesterase levels of 10 male patients were determined before, during and after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. These levels dropped significantly below the pre-anaesthetic values after commencing anaesthesia. ...

    • Plasma vitamin A, E, C and B6 levels in myocardial infarction 

      Labadarios, D.; Brink, P. A.; Weich, H. F. H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      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 were low, remained ...

    • Pleuropericardial effusions in children with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. A report of 2 cases 

      Schraader, E. B.; Hesseling, P. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Two children with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) who presented with pleuropericardial effusions are reported on. Pericardial effusions are very unusual in children with mediastinal nodal NHL. In the first patient, who presented ...

    • Postpartum sterilisation by the Irving technique. A report of 200 cases at Paarl Hospital, CP 

      De Villiers V.P.; Morkel D.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
      Sterilisation by the Irving procedure accompanying caesarean section was the favoured form of sterilisation at Paarl Hospital from 1971 to 1985. No subsequent pregnancies have been reported from the 200 cases and this ...