Research Articles (Neurology)

 

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  • Peritoneal dialysis technique survival at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa 

    Kapembwa, Kenneth C.; Bapoo, Nabeel A; Tannor, Elliot K.; Davids, M. Razeen (African Association of NephrologyPublisher's version, 2017)
    Background: The use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) as a treatment modality for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has been declining in many countries over the past few years. One of the reasons is technique failure, ...

  • Listerial brainstem encephalitis – treatable, but easily missed 

    Fredericks, Pearl; Britz, Marcell; Eastman, Roland; Carr, Jonathan Ambrose; Bateman, Kathleen Jane (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Listerial brainstem encephalitis (LBE) is an uncommon form of listerial central nervous system infection that progresses rapidly and is invariably fatal unless detected and treated early. We report on six ...

  • A putative founder effect for Parkinson’s disease in South African Afrikaners 

    Carr, Jonathan; Van Coller, Riaan (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-06)
    There is evidence for a founder effect for Parkinson’s disease in South African Afrikaners. This finding is of importance for two reasons. Firstly, given that established genetic causes of PD have not been identified in ...

  • Stem cell therapy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 

    Henning, Franclo; Carr, Jonathan (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-06)
    We have been made aware of several patients with neurological diseases attending stem cell therapy centres, and in particular individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The opening of stem cell clinics in ...

  • Reliability and diagnostic performance of CT imaging criteria in the diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis 

    Botha, Hugo; Ackerman, Christelle; Candy, Sally; Carr, Jonathan A.; Griffith-Richards, Stephanie; Bateman, Kathleen J. (PLOS One, 2012-06)
    Introduction: Abnormalities on CT imaging may contribute to the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis (TBM). Recently, an expert consensus case definition (CCD) and set of imaging criteria for diagnosing basal meningeal ...

  • The spectrum of disease in weakness and wasting of the quadriceps muscles : case reports 

    De Graaf, A. S.; Hewlett, R. H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1982-01)
    Three patients who presented with weakness and wasting of the quadriceps muscles ('quadriceps myopathy'), are reported. In each, electrophysiological and biopsy studies revealed completely different pathological processes, ...

  • Task analysis in neurosciences programme design - neurological problems in general practice 

    Gledhill, R. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-02)
    Defining educational objectives is the key to achieving the goal of professional competence in students. The technique of task analysis was selected to determine components of competence in clinical neurology appropriate ...

  • Standards for the assessment of visual evoked potentials in an ethnically heterogeneous adult population 

    De Graaf, A. S.; Lombard, C. J.; Hart, G. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-02)
    Visual evoked potentials (VEPs) were recorded by chequerboard pattern-reversal stimulation in 276 normal adult subjects aged 15-73 years. The sample comprised comparable white, coloured and black groups of both sexes. ...