Research Articles (Paediatric Surgery)


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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...