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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 ...
Isoenzymes of adenosine deaminase in pleural effusions: A diagnostic tool?
SETTING: Tygerberg Hospital, an academic teaching hospital, Republic of South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To identify the adenosine deaminase (ADA) isoenzymes as a diagnostic tool for tuberculosis in pleural effusions with increased ...
Cervical cytology in menopausal women at high risk for endometrial disease
The objective of this study was to evaluate the value of cervical cytology in the diagnosis of endometrial disease in women after menopause. In 128 consecutive menopausal women presenting with uterine bleeding (116) or in ...
Detection of p53 gene mutations in oral squamous cell carcinomas of a black african population sample
Mutations in the p53 gene have been reported in head and neck carcinomas. We determined the p53 mutation profile in 55 oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCCs) from a black African population sample. DNA from all the patients ...
Ultrasound appearances of intra- and extrahepatic biliary ascariasis
Background: To determine the range of ultrasonographic (US) appearances of Ascaris lumbricoides roundworms in the biliary system, their distribution in the intra- and extrahepatic parts of the system, and associated features. ...
A rapid epidemiological assessment of dental erosion to assist in settling an industrial dispute.
A rapid epidemiological assessment (REA) of industrial dental erosion was undertaken with the aim of formulating a range of treatment strategies which could be used to settle an industrial dispute. This dispute concerned ...
The effect of anthracyclines on myocardial function in 50 long-term survivors of childhood cancer
Anthracyclines, which are effective in the treatment of childhood cancer, are known for their cardiotoxicity. In this study, with a mean follow-up of 116 months, the adverse effects of anthracyclines on conduction and ...
Correlation between p53 gene mutation, p53 protein labeling and PCNA expression in oral squamous cell carcinomas
Background: The prevalence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) among the Black community in South Africa is unacceptably high. The association between p53 protein, and PCNA overexpression and the presence of p53 gene ...
HIV type 1 V3 region subtyping in KwaZulu-Natal, a high-seroprevalence South African region
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Significance of antisperm antibodies in female serum in a gamete intrafallopian transfer program
The influence of antisperm antibodies in the female serum on fertilization and pregnancy rate in patients undergoing GIFT was assessed. A study group of 52 couples (69 cycles) with significant levels of antisperm antibodies ...