• The 2-deoxy-d-glucose-neutral red test and vagotomy : an experimental study 

      Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (HMPG, 1977-09)
      The 2-deoxy-D-glucose neutral red test proved to be successful in assessing completeness of vagotomy in the baboon both intra- and postoperatively. There were no deleterious side-effects and we found that both products ...
    • Acute abdomen in a patient with situs inversus : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Greeff, M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1986-02)
      The case of a man with situs inversus who presented with acute abdomen is reported. Acute left-sided appendicitis was considered before operation, but at laparotomy an omental abscess of unknown aetiology was drained. The ...
    • Alan Blyth - my halfeeu op Ladismith 

      Van Zyl, J. J. W. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-06)
      No abstract available
    • Alcohol levels in trauma victims 

      Muller, R.; Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1986-11)
      A group of 142 patients injured in motor vehicle accidents or assaults was investigated to ascertain patterns of alcohol usage and blood alcohol levels; 77% were positive for blood alcohol (range 0,01 0,492 g/dl; mean ...
    • Bleeding from varicose veins -still potentially fatal. A case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Knott-Craig, C.; Laker, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985-02)
      A 57-year-old woman was admitted to hospital with spontaneous profuse haemorrhage from a small acute varicose ulcer of the left leg. She was in shock, semicomatose and anaemic because of blood loss. The haemorrhage was ...
    • The bleeding gastric ulcer - will it bleed again, and if so, why 

      Shuttleworth, R. D.; Falck, V. G. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984-07)
      Nine patients qualified for surgery for a bleeding gastric ulcer - all had a 'visible vessel'. Three of these vessels were thrombosed including 2 in patients who had been in shock. The smallest patent vessel was 0,35 mm ...
    • Bolus obstruction of the intestine : case reports 

      Knott-Craig, C. J.; Du Toit, D. F.; Van Schalkwyk, P.; Van Rensburg, L. C. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-06)
      Two cases of intestinal obstruction caused by peaches are reported. In the first case steamed dried peaches were eaten by a 56-year-old woman who had undergone a Billroth I gastrectomy 18 years previously, while in the ...
    • Breast-conserving treatment for stage I and II cancer: tumours excision, axillary dissection, peri-operative interstitial irradiation, with or without peri-operative chemotherapy, followed by breast irradiation - the Tygerberg Hospital experience 

      Van Zyl, J. A.; Muller, A. G. S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989)
      Since 1984 breast-conserving treatment has been the treatment of choice for patients at Tygerberg Hospital with early breast cancer. Peri-operative interstitial brachytherapy in breast cancer is described in detail. In the ...
    • Congenital choledochal cyst : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Warren, B. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1986-07)
      A congenital choledochal cyst presented as an upper abdominal mass in a non-jaundiced woman; at laparotomy total cystectomy was performed and biliary enteric continuity re-established by a hepaticojejunostomy Roux-en-Y ...
    • Deep-vein thrombosis in pregnancy : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; McCormich, M.; Laker, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      The incidence of thrombo-embolic complications in pregnancy varies between 2 and 5 per 1 000 deliveries. Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is classically associated with pulmonary embolism and chronic venous insufficiency, ...
    • Duodenal erosion with bleeding from a non-functioning islet cell tumour. A case report 

      Shuttleworth, R. D. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-05)
      A patient with a clinically non-functioning pancreatic islet cell tumour in the medial wall of the duodenum with erosion of the overlying mucosa presented with gastro-intestinal bleeding. At gastroduodenoscopy, the tumour ...
    • Elective cholecystectomy via a 5 cm subcostal incision 

      Warren, B. L.; Marais, A. W. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1992)
      This report describes a technique whereby elective cholecystectomy is performed through a 5 cm abdominal incision. Initial results in 18 patients compared with 112 historical control patients undergoing conventional ...
    • Extracranial internal carotid artery aneurysm : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Van Zyl, J. A.; Laker, L.; Groenewald, J. H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984)
      A patient with an asymptomatic, right-sided internal carotid artery aneurysm is reported. The entity was accurately located and diagnosed pre-operatively by utilizing a duplex ultrasonographic scanner. Treatment comprised ...
    • Gangrene of the hand and forearm after inadvertent intra-arterial injection of pyrazole : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Sunshine, M.; Knott-Craig, C.; Laker, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      A case of gangrene of the hand following inadvertent intra-arterial injection of a pyrazole derivative (Tomanol) is presented. Gangrene of the hand and superficial sloughing of the distal arm necessitated a forearm ...
    • Gasgangreen : 'n bespreking van 3 gevalle en literatuuroorsig 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Pretorius, C. F.; Esterhuizen, N.; Du Toit, L. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      Three patients with gas gangrene of the lower limbs are presented. In 2 of the 3 patients gas gangrene developed after lower-limb amputation, indications for amputation being atherosclerotic and diabetic gangrene. In ...
    • Hepatic abscess in a patient with polycystic liver disease : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Van Schalkwyk, P.; Laker, L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1985-04)
      A patient with a liver abscess and underlying polycystic renal and liver disease is described. The liver abscess was diagnosed on the clinical findings and accurately localized by ultrasonography. Tube drainage and antibiotic ...
    • Hepatobiliary scintigraphy in surgical patients 

      Van Rensburg, L. C. J.; Klopper, J. F.; Ellmann, A. (1984-10)
      Hepatobiliary scintigraphy as an investigative procedure has a definite role in the investigation of the surgical patient with various biliary problems. As it outlines the functional anatomy of the biliary tract, it has ...
    • Hydatid cyst of the pancreatic tail : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Loxton, A. J.; Laker, L.; Dreyer, J. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1984)
      A case of calcified hydatid cyst of the pancreatic tail is presented. The ultrasonographic and computed tomographic features of the lesion suggested the presence of a cystadenoma or a calcified hydatid cyst. Computed ...
    • Intrahepatic gallstones : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Retief, A.; Laker, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      A Coloured woman was admitted to hospital with a 3-day history of acute right upper abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Acute cholecystitis was confirmed by biliary imaging using technetium-99m. An acutely inflamed ...
    • Left paraduodenal hernia with acute abdominal symptoms : a case report 

      Du Toit, D. F.; Pretorius, C. F. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1986-08)
      A 22-year-old man with an incarcerated left para-duodenal hernia is described. Symptoms included nausea, vomiting, cramp-like abdominal pain and obstipation. A clinical diagnosis of mechanical small-intestinal obstruction ...