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A comparison of heart rate variability in affected and unaffected members of families with progressive familial heart block type I
The presence of sinus bradycardia (less than 60/min) in patients affected by progressive familial heart block type I (PFHB1) and their inability to reach a target heart rate during exercise testing, prompted an investigation ...
Atypical fat necrosis of the breast: The 'mycetoma' appearance
A very unusual appearance of fat necrosis in the breast is described. The low density/hypo-echoic rim and high density/hyperechoic central part are shown on mammography and ultrasound, respectively. The mass had the ...
The prevalence of alcohol dependence in burned adult patients
This study determined the prevalence of alcohol dependence in burned adult patients at the Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town and describes patterns of alcohol consumption, socioeconomic adjustment and attitudes towards ...
The effect of mechanical vibration on the gaseous exchange and lung functions of patients with acute lung injury
In this study, the effect of mechanical vibration, on the gaseous exchange and lung functions of patients with acute lung injury was evaluated. The use of combinations of techniques in previous studies and, the failure to ...
Treatment of methyl bromide poisoning with haemodialysis
Acute accidental methyl bromide poisoning was treated with haemodialysis. The treatment was successful in removing bromide from the blood but the patient persists with severe neuropsychiatric sequelae. To the best of our ...
Cardiac dysrhythmias associated with intravenous lorazepam, diazepam, and midazolam during oral surgery
The incidence and nature of cardiac dysrhythmias occurring during intravenous sedation with lorazepam, diazepam, and midazolam for oral surgery were studied. Sixty American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) I patients of ...
Severe anaphylaxis to suxamethonium during oral surgery
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Wheat germ agglutinin receptors on human sperm membranes and sperm morphology
Sperm membrane components play an important role in the determination of sperm fertilizing ability. During spermatogenesis, epididymal transit, and capacitation, the sperm membrane undergoes various subtle changes which ...
Parental response to their child's hearing impairment.
The differential patterns of behaviour of hearing parents (30 married couples) who cope with the reality of parenting a hearing-impaired child were studied. Responses on the Questionnaire on Resources and Stress indicated ...
Ampicillin and metronidazole treatment in preterm labour: A multicentre, randomised controlled trial
Objective: To ascertain whether adjuvant ampicillin and metronidazole given to women in preterm labour with intact membranes would prolong pregnancy and decrease the perinatal mortality and morbidity. Design: A multicentre, ...