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The technique for human embryo transfer at Tygerberg Hospital
From 1 May 1984 to 30 April 1985, 177 laparoscopies were performed; 684 oocytes were obtained and a fertilization rate of 85% per oocyte achieved. There was a pregnancy rate of 24,3% per embryo transfer (ET) and 20,9% per ...
Circulating acute phase reactive proteins as indicators of infection in poorly controlled diabetes mellitus
Serum levels of six acute phase proteins (APP) - C-reactive protein (CRP), serum amyloid A (SAA), α1-antitrypsin, haptoglobin and complement fractions C3 and C4 - were serially studied in 24 patients with poorly controlled ...
Ventilation-perfusion imaging in evaluating regional lung function in nonpenetrating injury to the chest
The extent of chest wall and lung injury after nonpenetrating injury to the chest (NIC) determine how aggressive and invasive management modalities should be. We investigated the value of ventilation (133Xe) and perfusion ...
Serum α1-protease inhibitor in diabetes mellitus: reduced concentration and impaired activity
We investigated possible alterations in serum α1-protease inhibitor (α1-PI) concentration and activity from insulin-dependent diabetic subjects (IDDs) and in vitro in serum samples containing high glucose concentrations. ...
Phyllode tumours of the breast. A review of 21 cases
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Hepatic toxicity during chemotherapy for severe tuberculous meningitis
The possible development of hepatotoxic effects as a result of high dosages of isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, and ethionamide was assessed in 56 young children (median age, 22 months) treated for severe tuberculous ...
Sperm morphologic features as a prognostic factor in in vitro fertilization
To determine whether there is a prognostic value in the percentage normal sperm morphologic features in a human in vitro fertilization (IVF) program, the authors conducted a prospective study in women with bilateral tubal ...
Predictive value of abnormal sperm morphology in in vitro fertilization
In patients with acceptable sperm count and motility, two patterns of abnormal morphology, judged with strict criteria, were identified and described. Patients with < 4% normal forms and < 30% morphology index (summation ...