• Barton's forceps deliveries at Paarl Hospital 

      De Villiers, V. P. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-02)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Experience in using Barton's forceps for mid-pelvic arrest of the fetal head in 348 cases has proved that this instrument is both easy to apply and safe for the baby, provided rigid adherence to safety ...
    • Bereaved mothers' attitudes regarding autopsy of their stillborn baby 

      Human, M.; Goldstein, R. D.; Groenewald, C. A.; Kinney, H. C.; Odendaal, H. J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-12)
      Background. Here we present additional information from the Safe Passage Study, where the effect of alcohol exposure during pregnancy on sudden infant death syndrome and stillbirth was investigated. Objective. To explore ...
    • Blaasnekinkompetensie by die vrou 

      Louw, N. S.; De Klerk, J. N. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1981-08)
      Bladder neck incompetence is responsible for 15,5% of true anatomical defects that cause stress incontinence in the female. Confirmation of the diagnosis of this condition, as well as a new surgical technique for the repair ...
    • C-reactive protein levels in ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infection and carcinoma of the cervix 

      Theron, G. B.; Shepherd, E. G. S.; Strachan, A. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1986-05)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The value of C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in the differential diagnosis of pelvic infection and ectopic pregnancy, in the staging of carcinoma of the cervix, and after necrotizing irradiation for tumour ...
    • Caesarean section - etymology and early history 

      Van Dongen, Pieter Willem J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2009-09)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The expression caesarean section (CS) is most probably creative etymology and not derived from the CS allegedly performed on the mother of Julius Caesar. Mythology and legends emphasise the importance of ...
    • A centile chart for birth weight for an urban population of the Western Cape 

      Theron, G. B.; Thompson, M. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1995-12)
      Evidence from large epidemiological studies has supported concern that being born light for gestational age (LiGA) may be detrimental. The incidence of LiGA babies is an important indicator of the health of women of ...
    • A centile chart for fetal weight for gestational ages 24 - 27 weeks 

      Theron, G. B.; Geerts, L.; Thompson, M. L.; Theron, A. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
      The centile chart currently in use for Western Cape birth weight for gestational age covers a gestational age range from 28 to 42 weeks. Advances in maternal, fetal and neonatal medicine allow interventions prior to ...
    • Cervical cancer prevention in South Africa : HPV vaccination and screening both essential to achieve and maintain a reduction in incidence 

      Botha, M. H.; Richter, K. L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
      Cervical cancer rates remain high in South Africa, despite a cytology-based national screening programme. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is an important intervention that will benefit the younger generation. A ...
    • Chromosome 22q11 in a Xhosa schizophrenia population 

      Koen, Liezl; Niehaus, Dana J. H.; Wright, Galen; Warnich, Louise; De Jong, Greetje; Emsley, Robin A.; Mall, Sumaya (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-03)
      Chromosome 22q11 aberrations substantially increase the risk for developing schizophrenia. Although micro-deletions in this region have been extensively investigated in different populations across the world, little is ...
    • Chromosoomstudies in die ginekologie 

      Retief, A. E. (1985-10)
      Clinical indications for chromosome analysis in patients with gynaecological problems are well defined. These include, with primary or secondary amenorrhoea, infertility and repeated miscarriages in adults or retarded ...
    • Clinical and cytogenetic aspects of the 21 deletion syndrome 

      Gericke, G. S.; Steyn, M. F.; Retief, A. E.; Thom, J. C.; Van Niekerk, W. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1975)
      The clinical, cytogenetic and dermatoglyphic findings in a patient with a ring chromosome 21 are presented. This anomaly acts as a deletion of chromosomal material and results in specific congenital defects. A comparison ...
    • Clinical effects of epidural block during labour : a prospective study 

      Nel, J. T. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1985-09)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical effects of epidural block for pain relief during labour in an obstetric unit which manages mainly high-risk pregnancies. In the majority of the 62 patients studied only 5 ...
    • Clinical experience with the contraction stress test 

      Sandenbergh, H. A.; Odendaal, H. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1977)
      During a period of 16 months, 1 170 contraction stress tests (CST) were performed on 767 women who were at high risk of losing their babies. The tests were positive in 42 patients, of whom 29 were subsequently delivered ...
    • Combined evaluation of sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected pregnant women and infant HIV transmission 

      Adachi, Kristina; Xu, Jiahong; Yeganeh, Nava; Camarca, Margaret; Morgado, Mariza G.; Watts, D. Heather; Mofenson, Lynne M.; Veloso, Valdilea G.; Pilotto, Jose Henrique; Joao, Esau; Gray, Glenda; Theron, Gerhard; Santos, Breno; Fonseca, Rosana; Kreitchmann, Regis; Pinto, Jorge; Mussi-Pinhata, Marisa M.; Ceriotto, Mariana; Machado, Daisy Maria; Bryson, Yvonne J.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Moye, Jack; Klausner, Jeffrey D.; Bristow, Claire C.; Dickover, Ruth; Mirochnick, Mark; Nielsen, Karin (PLOS, 2018-01-05)
      Background: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG), Treponema pallidum (TP), and cytomegalovirus (CMV) may lead to adverse pregnancy and infant outcomes. The ...
    • A comparative analysis of grade 1 and grade 2 water in the Tygerberg Hospital in vitro fertilisation programme 

      Kruger, T. F.; Van Wyk, H.; Stander, F. S. H.; Smith, K.; Menkveld, R.; Van der Merwe, J. P. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1987-02)
      There are conflicting reports in the literature about the effect of the water source for growth and insemination media in an in vitro fertilisation (IVF) programme. A controlled trial was carried out in which two-cell mouse ...
    • Comparison between a newly developed PC-based Doppler umbilical artery waveform analyser and a commercial unit 

      Theron, G. B.; Theron, A. M.; Odendaal, H. J.; Bunn, A. E. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2005-01)
      Objectives. To determine the accuracy of the resistance index (RI) of flow velocity waveforms of the umbilical artery measured using a newly developed PC-based continuous wave Doppler device (Umbiflow) with regard to ...
    • Comparison between umbilical artery and vein endogenous digoxin-like immuno-active factor levels in normal and pre-eclamptic patients 

      Schabort, I.; Odendaal, H. J.; Lombard, C. J.; Bredell, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
      Recent studies have pointed to the existence of an endogenous digoxin-like immuno-active factor (DLIF), which may be associated with hypertension and pre-eclampsia. The DLIF levels in the umbilical venous and umbilical ...
    • Complete congenital heart block diagnosed in labour 

      Siebert, I.; Gebhardt, S. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
      [No abstract available]
    • Complications in 8,509 laparoscopic Falope ring sterilizations performed under local anaesthesia 

      Pattinson, R. C.; Louw, N. S.; Engelbrecht, B.; Nieuwoudt, A. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1983)
      During the 3-year period 1 January 1980 - 31 December 1982, 8,509 laparoscopic Falope ring sterilizations were performed under local anaesthesia in rural areas of the Cape Province by the Sterilization Service of Tygerberg ...
    • Computerised cardiotocography in a high-risk unit in a developing country : its influence on inter-observer variation and duration of recording 

      Steyn, D. W.; Odendaal, H. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996)
      Objective. To determine the role of computer-assisted cardiotocography in an obstetric special care unit and its influence on inter-observer variation in interpretation, proposed management and monitoring time. Design. A ...