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    • Vesical leukoplakia 

      De Kock, M.L.S.; Clark, P.B.; Anderson, C.K.; De Kock, M.L.S.; Clark, P.B.; Anderson, C.K. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The clinical and pathological features of vesical leukoplakia are described. The etiology of leukoplakia is unknown, its treatment is unsatisfactory, and it may be impossible to diagnose malignant change early enough to ...

    • Uterine contraction patterns in patients with severe abruptio placentae 

      Odendaal H.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Uterine contractions were monitored in 54 patients in whom severe abruptio placentae had caused intra-uterine death of the fetus. The frequency at the beginning of monitoring ranged from 2 to 14 contractions in 10 minutes, ...

    • The significance of tachycardia during antenatal fetal heart rate monitoring 

      Odendaal H.J.; Kotze v. T.J.W. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Fetal tachycardia was observed in 130 of 4509 patients (2,9%) in whom the fetal heart rate was monitored antenatally. These patients were compared with a control group of 379 patients who did not demonstrate fetal tachycardia. ...

    • Re-implantation of the Fallopian tubes 

      Louw N.S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Surgical re-implantation of the Fallopian tubes into the uterine cavity has almost become redundant in view of the improved technique of microsurgical tuboplasty. A series of 10 cases are reported in which the conventional ...

    • Mortality rates in low-birth-weight infants born after a positive contraction stress test 

      Odendaal H.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Perinatal mortality rates and the indications for contraction stress tests (CSTs) were studied in 46 patients with positive test results and who gave birth to infants weighing between 500 and 1500 g. Severe pre-eclampsia ...

    • Metabolic changes in the lungs after ischaemia 

      Engelbrecht F.M.; Edwards I.J.; De Beer D.P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The effects of variable periods of ischaemia on the isolated lungs of rats and rabbits, stored for up to 6 hours at 4°C, 21°C and 37°C under standardized conditions, were investigated in vitro in terms of oxygen consumption, ...

    • The Langer-Giedion phenotype associated with a unique skeletal finding in a mentally retarded adolescent male. A case report 

      Gericke G.S.; Fialkov J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      A case of a mentally retarded male patient with associated physical abnormalities resembling the multiple exostoses-mental retardation syndrome (MEMR, Langer-Giedion or Ale-Calo syndrome) is reported. The patient represents ...

    • Intra-uterine deaths after suspicious, uncertain and normal antenatal fetal heart monitoring 

      Odendaal H.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Stressed and non-stressed antenatal fetal monitoring was carried out 9,520 times in 5,932 high risk-patients. Intrauterine death occurred in 48 patients. In 19 patients the fetus died within 1 week of monitoring but before ...

    • Interstitial lung disease. Part I. A multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and assessment of disease activity 

      Joubert J.R.; Rossouw D.J.; Van Der Walt J.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The value of alveolar lavage as an investigative technique was determined in patients with interstitial lung disease. Alveolar cytology was related to defined histopathological degrees of disease activity found in ...

    • The infertile couple. Part II. Examination and evaluation of semen 

      Van Zyl J.A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Most laboratories in South Africa have their own methods for examining and evaluating semen. This situation contributes towards conditions unfair to patients and undesirable for physicians dealing with infertility. The ...

    • The infertile couple. Part I. Schedule of management 

      Van Zyl J.A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The regimen for the management of couples who complain of infertility is presented as it is practised at Tygerberg Hospital. The doctor-patient relationship, the importance of the patient's comprehension of the specific ...

    • Hodgkin's disease and acute promyelocytic leukaemia. A case report 

      Rosenstrauch W.J.C.J.; Van Der Merwe A.M.; King J.B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      A case of Hodgkin's disease is reported in which acute promyelocytic leukaemia developed within 5 months of initiation of chemotherapy. Only 3 other cases, possibly of a similar nature, were found in the literature; these ...

    • Herpesvirus hominis oesophagitis and oesophageal stricture 

      Heydenrych J.J.; Keet A.D.; Mare J.B.; Becker W.B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The literature on herpetic involvement of the esophagus is reviewed and a case is described in which the presumptive clinical diagnosis of primary Herpesvirus hominis stomatitis and oesophagitis and subsequently esophageal ...

    • Haemophilus influenzae lobar pneumonia with underlying multiple myeloma. A case report 

      Maritz, F.J.; Joubert, J.; Maritz, F.J.; Joubert, J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Haemophilus influenzae is an uncommon but important cause of lobar pneumonia, specifically in patients whose host defence mechanisms are impaired by unrecognized underlying diseases. A case of H. influenzae lobar pneumonia ...

    • Catechol oestrogens 

      Neethling A.C.; Taljaard J.J.F.; Neethling A.C.; Taljaard J.J.F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      Hydroxylation of oestrogens in the 2 or 4 positions leads to the formation of catechol oestrogens. These compounds are physiologically active in animals, especially in the control of gonadotropin secretion. Physiological ...

    • Carcinoma of the breast in children. A case report and review of the literature 

      Heydenrych J.J.; Villet W.T.; Von Der Heyden U. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The case of a 10-yr-old girl with juvenile carcinoma of the breast is presented. The literature is reviewed and current thoughts relating to the treatment of breast carcinoma in children are discussed. The major controversy ...

    • Ascaris lumbricoides and the human immunogenetic response. Enhanced IgE-mediated reactivity to common inhaled allergens 

      Joubert J.R.; Van Schalkwyk D.J.; Turner K.J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      [No abstract available]

    • The anaesthetic management of distal (thoracic) tracheal resection in a quadriplegic patient 

      De Roubaix J.A.M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1980)
      The anaesthetic management of distal tracheal resection in a quadriplegic patient is described. Ketamine, halothane, fentanyl and Entonox (50% N2O, 50% O2) were successfully employed. The major problems discussed include ...