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Ocular pneumoplethysmography as diagnostic aid in carotid stenosis
The ocular pneumoplethysmograph as developed by Gee was evaluated for its accuracy in demonstrating the presence of stenosis in the internal carotid artery. An initial study on 30 Chacma baboons showed that it was very ...
Clinically solitary thyroid nodule
In the 7 years from June 1973 to May 1980 we found 281 solitary nodules among the 1 528 patients presenting with thyroid abnormalities at the Thyroid Clinic of the Tygerberg Hospital. Of these, 89.3% occurred in females. ...
Estrogen receptor values in breast carcinomas from white and colored patients: A provisional comparison
Assays of cytoplasmic oestradiol receptors in 175 tumours from patients with operable breast cancer were carried out. The results were analysed for differences between white and coloured patients, menopausal status and ...
Experience in the burns unit of Tygerberg Hospital
During the years 1974 to 1979, the Burn Injury Unit at the Tygerberg Hospital managed 7181 patients, of which 2847 were inpatients and 4334 outpatients. Our emphasis has always been on a team effort, including a variety ...
Practical aspects of use of dextranomer as cleansing agent for venous stasis ulcers
The authors found that in venous stasis ulceration the cleansing time with Debrisan was 5.4 days, while with the standard treatment 14.3 days were required. They also found that the treatment is more beneficial in long-standing ...
Extraperitoneal aortofemoral bypass
An extraperitoneal exposure of the infra-renal aorta is described. This exposure differs slightly from that described by Rob and others in that the inferior epigastric artery is not sacrificed during the exposure. 47 ...