• Severe fetal tachycardia after administration of hexoprenaline to the mother : a case report 

      D'Hooghe, T. M.; Odendaal, H. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
      A fetus developed extreme supraventricular tachycardia (210/min) after intravenous hexoprenaline 10 μg was administered to the mother for intrapartum fetal distress. Urgent caesarean section resulted in the birth of a male ...
    • Severe ovarian hyperstimulation after follicular aspiration 

      Van der Merwe, J. P.; Michell, W. L.; Kruger, T. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
      In order to maximise the changes of pregnancy, most successful in vitro fertilisation programmes use a combination of ovulation induction agents. This treatment can lead to the hyperstimulation syndrome. Aspiration of the ...
    • Severe rhesus iso-immunization successfully treated with apheresis and azathioprine : report of 2 cases 

      Odendaal, H. J.; King, J. B.; Oosthuizen, O. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986)
      Two patients are described in whom previous fetal loss had occurred due to rhesus (Rh) disease. In both patients apheresis was performed from a gestational age of 25 weeks in an attempt to remove excessive antibodies. In ...
    • Shoulder dystocia : an update and review of new techniques 

      Cluver, Catherine Anne; Hofmeyr, G. Justus (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2009-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The definition for shoulder dystocia and the incidence varies. Worldwide, shoulder dystocia may be increasing23. In this update we look at the complications for both the mother and fetus. We review the ...
    • Significance of bradycardia during antenatal fetal heart rate monitoring 

      Diergaardt, E. W. P.; Odendaal, H. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
      All antenatal fetal heart-rates recorded over 15 months were examined for moderate basal bradycardia (100-120/min). There were 5,644 tests in 3,894 fetuses of which 104 (2.7%) demonstrated bradycardia. This study group was ...
    • Smoking in pregnancy : what does my patient know? 

      Viljoen, J. E.; Odendaal, H. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2005-09)
    • Spontaneous prolonged contractions during antenatal fetal heart rate monitoring 

      Rienhardt, G.; Odendaal, H. J.; Kotze, T. J. v. W. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-01)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Uterine contractions of more than 2 minutes' duration occurred spontaneously in 1.4% of 6399 antenatal fetal heart rate (FHR) recordings. All recordings were made in the Department of Obstetrics and ...
    • Staging of endometrial cancer by hysteroscopy 

      Cronje, H. S.; Deale, C. J. C. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
      Twenty-four consecutive patients with endometrial adenocarcinoma were staged pre-operatively by hysteroscopy and by fractional dilatation and curettage (D & C) to evaluate the accuracy of each method in differentiating ...
    • Standardized outcome measures for pregnancy and childbirth, an ICHOM proposal 

      Nijagal, Malini A.; Wissig, Stephanie; Stowell, Caleb; Olson, Elizabeth; Amer-Wahlin, Isis; Bonsel, Gouke; Brooks, Allyson; Coleman, Matthew; Karalasingam, Shamala Devi; Duffy, James M. N.; Flanagan, Tracy; Gebhardt, Stefan; Greene, Meridith E.; Groenendaal, Floris; Jeganathan, J. Ravichandran R.; Kowaliw, Tessa; Lamain-de-Ruiter, Marije; Main, Elliott; Owens, Michelle; Petersen, Rod; Reiss, Irwin; Sakala, Carol; Speciale, Anna Maria; Thompson, Rachel; Okunade, Oluwakemi; Franx, Arie (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2018-12-11)
      Background: Value-based health care aims to optimize the balance of patient outcomes and health care costs. To improve value in perinatal care using this strategy, standard outcomes must first be defined. The objective ...
    • Status and prospects of genetic disease 

      Retief, A. E. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1978)
      The current status of our knowledge of genetic diseases is reviewed. The incidence of monogenic, multifactorial and chromosomal disorders, according to the literature to date, is given, and the possibilities of mass screening ...
    • Stillbirth rates in singleton pregnancies in a stable population at Karl Bremer and Tygerberg hospitals over 50 years 

      Odendaal, Hein J.; Gebhardt, G. Stefan; Theron, Gerhard B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-09-03)
      Objectives. To determine the changes in stillbirth rates in singleton pregnancies in a stable population over a period of 50 years. Methods. Stillbirth rates for singleton pregnancies where the fetus weighed 1 000 g or ...
    • Streptomycin ototoxicity in the unborn child 

      Donald, P. R.; Sellars, S. L. (1981-08)
      Streptomycin has been used in pregnant patients for more than 30 years. Some doubt, however, still exists with regard to its effects on the ear of the unborn child. Thirty-three children whose mothers had received streptomycin ...
    • Surgical treatment of endometriosis before gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) 

      Van der Merwe, J. P.; Kruger, T. F.; Lombard, C. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2007)
      Objective. To determine whether active pelvic endometriosis impairs the efficacy of GIFT (gamete intrafallopian transfer) and whether prior surgical treatment of endometriosis improves the efficacy of GIFT. Design. Matched ...
    • Text messages as a learning tool for midwives 

      Woods, D.; Attwell, A.; Ross, K.; Theron, G. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2012-01-27)
      The use of cell phone text messaging to improve access to continuing healthcare education in under-resourced settings is not well documented. We aimed to assess whether this method of education is acceptable to South African ...
    • Thiamine deficiency-induced gestational polyneuropathy and encephalopathy : a case report 

      Nel, J. T.; Van Heyningen, C. F.; Van Eeden, S. F.; Labadarios, D.; Louw, N. S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      A 22-year-old multigravida presented with polyneuropathy and encephalopathy at 18 weeks' pregnancy. After excluding other applicable conditions, the diagnosis of a hyperemesis-induced thiamine deficiency was made. With the ...
    • Tienderjarige swangerskappe in die Paarl-hospitaal 

      De Villiers, V. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      Of the 20,590 mothers delivered at the Paarl Hospital from the beginning of 1973 to the end of 1983, teenagers number 6,284 (30,51%). About 5% of all mothers were 16 years old or younger. No other country has such an ...
    • Tienerswangerskap en roetine-kolposkopie 

      De Villiers, V. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989)
      The superiority of colposcopy over cytology is clearly demonstrated by the finding of an atypical transformation zone in 42,7% of routine consecutive colposcopies performed on 206 pregnant teenagers 16 years and younger ...
    • Time between skin incision and delivery during cesarean 

      Rossouw, Jana N.; Hall, David; Harvey, Justin (Elsevier, 2013-12)
      Objective: To investigate factors influencing skin incision-to-delivery time (including sub-divisions thereof) and the effect of these surgical intervals on immediate neonatal outcome. Methods A prospective cohort analysis ...
    • Total perinatally related losses at Tygerberg hospital : a comparison between 1986, 1993 and 2006 

      Talip, Quonita; Theron, Gerhard; Steyn, Wilhelm; Hall, David (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010)
      Objective. To determine the leading causes of perinatal deaths and to evaluate any changes, with the inclusion of placental histology. Method. At perinatal mortality meetings, primary and final causes of death were assigned ...
    • Tranexamic acid for preventing postpartum haemorrhage 

      Cluver, Catherine Anne; Novikova, Natalia; Hofmeyr, George Justus (Cochrane, 2015-06-16)
      Background: Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a common and potentially life-threatening complication of labour. Several options for preventing PPH are available, but further advances in this field are important, especially ...