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Hepatitis-B-associated glomerular disease : a clinicopathological study of Hepatitis B virus associated Membranous Glomerulonephritis in Namibian and South African children 1974 – 2005 and a comparison with hepatitis B associated Membranous Glomerulonephritis as well as Idiopathic Membranous Glomerulonephritis in adults
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background and Objective: The most common cause of severe proteinuria/nephrotic syndrome (NS) in children worldwide is minimal change disease (MCD). This is also the pattern observed in white and Indian ...
Cytokines and tuberculosis : an investigation of tuberculous lung tissue and a comparison with sarcoidosis
(University of Stellenbosch. Faculty of Health Sciences. Dept. of Biomedical Sciences., 2005-12)
The formation of granulomas at the site of antigen presentation in both tuberculosis and sarcoidosis is an essential component of host immunity for controlling inflammation. Granuloma formation is a complex process that ...
Identification of clinically-informative biomarkers within the spectrum of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in the South African population
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
Patients with chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux disease are predisposed to Barrett’s metaplasia and oesophageal adenocarcinoma. The availability of molecular markers that can objectively identify patients with Barrett’s ...
Genetic aspects of pre-eclampsia : mutation screening of the low-density lipoprotein receptor, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, prothrombin and factor V candidate genes
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pre-eclampsia is a condition unique to pregnancy and primarily affects the maternal and placental vascular endothelium. It has significant morbidity and mortality consequences for both mother and infant. ...