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Treatment of multiple rib fractures. Randomized controlled trial comparing ventilatory with nonventilatory management
We studied the treatment of multiple rib fractures in NIC, comparing ventilatory with nonventilatory methods in 69 patients who were randomly allocated to one of the following two treatments: (1) a CPAP mask combined with ...
The pharmacokinetics of oral indoramin during pregnancy
The pharmacokinetics of indoramin (Baratol; Wyeth) and its active metabolite 6-hydroxyindoramin administered to 13 women as a single 37.5 mg dose of indoramin were compared under pregnant and post-partum conditions. No ...
Gamete intrafallopian transfer as treatment for infertility associated with endometriosis
Forty-six patients with endometriosis-associated infertility underwent 59 GIFT cycles. The pregnancy rate per cycle was 30.5%. The presence of endometriomas in 11 patients did not affect this rate adversely. We conclude ...
Digital papular calcific elastosis: A histopathological, histochemical and ultrastructural study of 20 patients
In 1960, 5 patients were reported with a condition termed 'degenerative collagenous plaques of the hands'. Ultraviolet light and chronic pressure seem to be the inciting factors. Clinically, it is characterized by keratotic, ...
Actinic granuloma-like change in exogenous ochronosis: Case report
Exogenous ochronosis is caused by the longterm application of skin-lightening creams containing hydroquinone. This irreversible disfiguring cosmetic problem assumes epidemic proportions in South African blacks. Mild ...
Maximum likelihood estimation of reference centiles
We propose the use of centile estimates which are based on the fitting of appropriate densities by maximum likelihood. In the case of cross-sectional centile estimation, we show that this approach will generally lead to ...
A case of adult mesoblastic nephroma: Ultrastructure and discussion of histogenesis
A benign fibromyomatous kidney tumor with deep seated tubular structures in a 20-year-old woman is reported as a case of adult mesoblastic nephroma. Ultrastructural exmination confirmed the fibromyomatous nature of the ...
A true hermaphrodite with some unusual features
A fifteen-month-old boy with ambiguous external genitalia was found to have a 46XX karyotype, an ovotestis in the right labioscrotal fold, and an absent left gonad. He also had a rudimentary uterus and fallopian tubes and ...
Onyalai at Rundu, Namibia 1981-1988: age, sex, morbidity, mortality and seasonal variation of 612 hospitalized patients
Of 51263 admissions to Rundu State Hospitala in Namibia between 1981 and 1988, 612 (1.19%) were diagnosed as onylai. The annual incidence varied between 0.96% and 1.66% of all admissions. The female to male ration was 3.2. ...
AIDS and dentistry in South Africa.
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