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An intrapericardial hernia
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Radiologic features, staging, and operability of primary lung cancer in the Western Cape, South Africa: A 1-year retrospective study
This retrospective study was performed to evaluate the radiologic features, staging, and resectability of lung cancer at the time of presentation in patients from the Western Cape of South Africa. Method: We included all ...
The diagnostic yield and safety of ultrasound-assisted transthoracic fine-needle aspiration of drowned lung
Background: Proximal lung tumors, though not discernable by means of transthoracic ultrasound (US), may cause varying degrees of pulmonary collapse and postobstructive pneumonitis which may give rise to a 'drowned lung' ...
Genetic variation in angiotensin II type 2 receptor gene influences extent of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy independent of blood pressure
Introduction. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), an inherited primary cardiac disorder mostly caused by defective sarcomeric proteins, serves as a model to investigate left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). HCM manifests ...
Rapid intrapartum or postpartum HIV testing at a midwife obstetric unit and a district hospital in South Africa
Objective: To compare the prepartum and postpartum feasibility and acceptance of voluntary counseling and rapid testing (VCT) among women with unknown HIV status in South Africa. Methods: Eligible women were randomized ...