Now showing items 11-20 of 1097
Evaluating the BED capture enzyme immunoassay to estimate HIV incidence among adults in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa
Serological assays for estimating HIV-1 incidence are prone to misclassification, limiting the accuracy of the incidence estimate. Adjustment factors have been developed and recommended for estimating assay-based HIV-1 ...
Triple therapy with clarithromycin, omeprazole, and amoxicillin for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in duodenal ulcer patients in Asia and Africa
Background: Studies assessing the efficacy of triple therapy containing clarithromycin and amoxicillin for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection and healing of duodenal ulcers in Asian and African countries are ...
Wireless networks for surveillance, data capture and data management in the human immunodeficiency virus epidemic care and treatment programmes.
Biomedical and demographic data capture and the subsequent management of such information are critical factors in the implementation of any level of healthcare prevention and treatment program. The developing world is ...
The Magpie Trial: A randomised trial comparing magnesium sulphate with placebo for pre-eclampsia. Outcome for children at 18 months
Objective: To assess the long-term effects of in utero exposure to magnesium sulphate for children whose mothers had pre-eclampsia. Design: Assessment at 18 months of age for children whose mothers were recruited to the ...
Surveillance of transmitted resistance to antiretroviral drug classes among young children in the western cape province of SOUTH AFRICA
There are limited data on transmitted antiretroviral resistance in young children who require antiretroviral therapy. We adapted the World Health Organization surveillance strategy, testing antiretroviral naive infants ...
Inherited and acquired thrombophilias and poor pregnancy outcome: Should we be treating with heparin?Inherited and acquired thrombophilias and poor pregnancy outcome: Should we be treating with heparin?
Purpose of review: The most important acquired thrombophilia related to poor pregnancy outcome is probably antiphospholipid syndrome. Inherited thrombophilias that have been implicated in venous thromboembolism and poor ...
Brain uptake of iodine-131 metaiodobenzylguanidine following therapy of malignant pheochromocytomaBrain uptake of iodine-131 metaiodobenzylguanidine following therapy of malignant pheochromocytoma
Intracranial metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) uptake is occasionally and only faintly visualized on diagnostic studies. Recently, intense normal cerebellar uptake was described on posttherapy MIBG images. Experience at the ...
Can a cumulus cell complex be used to select spermatozoa for assisted reproduction?
Since the onset of intracytoplasmic sperm injection, researchers have intensified the search for the ideal spermatozoa to be used for injection. The aim of this study was to record the functional role of cumulus cell ...
The Department of Surgery: Stellenbosch University
[No abstract available]
Parachute mitral valve and a large ventricular septal defect in an asymptomatic adult
I report here on an asymptomatic 28-year-old man with a parachute mitral valve associated with a significant ventricular septal defect and a stenosing supravalvular mitral ring. This condition has not been reported previously ...