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Factors affecting pregnancy outcome in a gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIF) programme
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2003-07)
Objective. To identify the factors that most significantly affected pregnancy rates in a gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) programme. Methods. A total of 863 GIFT cycles were analysed retrospectively. The variables ...
Caesarean section - etymology and early history
(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 ...
Morphological features in a Xhosa schizophrenia population
(BioMed Central, 2006-10)
Background: Demonstrating an association between physical malformation and schizophrenia could be considered supportive of a neurodevelopmental origin of schizophrenia and may offer insights into a critical period for the ...
Shoulder dystocia : an update and review of new techniques
(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 ...
HIV seroconversion during pregnancy in the Tygerberg region of Cape Town
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2006)
[No abstract available]
Obstetric causes for delivery of very-low-birth-weight babies at Tygerberg Hospital
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2003-01)
Objective. To determine the primary reasons for the delivery of very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) babies. Design. Cross-sectional descriptive study. Study period. 1 March 1997 - 31 August 1997. Methods. Data were collected from ...
Doctors' attitudes and practices regarding smoking cessation during pregnancy
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2005-05)
Objective. To investigate the current smoking cessation practices and attitudes of doctors working in the public antenatal services, as well as their perceived barriers to addressing the issue in the context of routine ...
A centile chart for fetal weight for gestational ages 24 - 27 weeks
(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 ...
Severe acute respiratory infection with influenza A (H1N1) during pregnancy
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-10)
ABSTRACT FROM JOURNAL: Pregnant women are at high risk of severe acute respiratory infection if infected with the influenza A (H1N1) virus. On 14 August 2009 the first complicated H1N1 obstetric patient was admitted to ...
Comparison between a newly developed PC-based Doppler umbilical artery waveform analyser and a commercial unit
(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 ...