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Cancer of the penis - A review of 50 patients
We reviewed the management of 50 patients with cancer of the penis treated between November 1983 and April 1995 at Tygerberg Hospital. The mean patient age was 54 years. The race of the patient was mixed in 40, white in 8 ...
Surgical complications of radical cystectomy in a teaching hospital
We reviewed the surgical complications in 112 consecutive patients who had undergone radical cystectomy for bladder cancer at Tygerberg Hospital between 1978 and 1989. The cystectomies were performed by a total of 16 ...
Outpatient treatment for male urethral strictures - Dilatation versus internal urethrotomy
Male patients with proven urethral strictures (total 210) were prospectively randomised to undergo either dilatation (106 patients) or internal urethrotomy (104 patients) as an outpatient procedure under local anaesthesia. ...
Carcinoma of the gallbladder - a possible regional predisposition in the Western Cape and the Northern Cape
An analysis of 19 patients with confirmed carcinoma of the gallbladder who were treated over a period of 68 months emphasised known clinical features of the disease, i.e. nonspecific symptomatology, late presentation and ...
Acute acalculous cholecystitis - A clinical pathological disease spectrum
Objective. To assess the influence of disease setting on clinical and pathological features of acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC). Design. Analysis of prospectively accumulated clinical data. Blinded histopathological ...
First report of CFTR mutations in black cystic fibrosis patients of southern African origin
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is thought to be rare in the black populations of Africa who have minimal white admixture. Only a few cases have been reported but have not been studied at the molecular level. We report the detection ...
Identification of a new missense mutation in MyBP-C associated with hypertrophie cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophie cardiomyopathy is a primary cardiac disease, characterised by idiopathic myocardial hypertrophy, and is caused by defects in s arc orner ic protein encoding genes. One of these genes is cardiac myosin binding ...
Endoscopic intrapancreatic stent for traumatic duct injury
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p53 and p16/CDKN2 gene mutations in esophageal tumors from a high- incidence area in South Africa
Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus has an uneven geographic distribution, with a high incidence in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. The precise molecular events associated with tumorigenesis ...
Cerebral and subcutaneous cysticercosis treated with albendazole
Background. Cysticercosis is the most common parasitic disease of the central nervous system in the world, but cysticercosis cutis has been reported much less frequently. Because 54% of patients present with subcutaneous ...