Paediatric Surgery

Recent Submissions

  • Paediatric blunt abdominal trauma : are we doing too many computed tomography scans? 

    Arnold, M.; Moore, S. W. (Medpharm Publications, 2013-02)
    Blunt abdominal trauma in childhood contributes significantly to both morbidity and mortality. Selective non-operative management of blunt abdominal trauma in children depends on both diagnostic and clinical factors. ...

  • Missed opportunities for retention in pre-ART care in Cape Town, South Africa 

    Du Toit, Elizabeth; Van Schalkwyk, Cari; Dunbar, Rory; Jennings, Karen; Yang, Blia; Coetzee, David; Beyers, Nulda (Public Library of Science -- PLoS, 2014-05)
    Background: Few studies have evaluated access to and retention in pre-ART care. Objectives: To evaluate the proportion of People Living With HIV (PLWH) in pre-ART and ART care and factors associated with retention in ...

  • Problems related to cytomegalovirus infection and biliary atresia 

    Zabiegaj-Zwick, C.; Nel, E. D.; Moore, S. W. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-11)
    Background. Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is related to biliary disease, being cholestatic in its own right. It has also been associated with intrahepatic bile duct destruction and duct paucity, indicating a ...

  • Lessons from the hepatoblastoma- familial polyposis connection 

    Moore, S. W.; Tshifularo, N.; Grobbelaar, J. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-11)
    Background. Approximately one-third of hepatoblastoma (HB) patients have associated congenital abnormalities, but familial recurrence is rare, except in association with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). This ...

  • The development and evaluation of an outcome predictive score for a neonatal intensive care unit in South Africa 

    Pieper, C. H. (Clarissa Hildegaard) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background The care of children is one of the cornerstones of social philosophy. In first world countries most children survive to adulthood. In South Africa the infant mortality rate is much higher ...

  • Application of irradiation as an immunosuppressive agent 

    Du Toit, D. F.; Heydenrych, J. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The concept of using total lymphoid irradiation (TLI) for immunosuppression is based on the prolonged and profound immunosuppressive effects observed after TLI in the treatment of patients with Hodgkin's ...