• Sanguinarine Non- Versus Re-Circulation During Isolated Heart Perfusion - A Jekyll and Hyde Effect? 

      Webster, Ingrid; Smith, Angelique; Huisamen, Barbara; Lochner, Amanda (Springer, 2014)
    • Shock lung : experimental studies on a haemorrhagic hypovolaemic rabbit model 

      Engelbrecht, F. M.; Mouton, W. L.; Van Schalkwyk, L. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1983)
      An experimental model of haemorrhagic hypotension was standardized using rabbits to investigate the shock lung syndrome over a period of 120 minutes. Acute hypovolaemia was induced by withdrawal of blood under anaesthesia ...
    • Spermatozoa : a historical perspective 

      Suarez, Jenniffer Puerta; Du Plessis, Stefan S.; Maya, Walter D. C. (Royan Institute, 2018)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The 100,000th scientific article on the subject of spermatozoa was recently published. Numerous studies evaluated the characteristics of this important cell that led to tremendous discoveries. Since its ...
    • The standard of spirometry in the RSA 

      Basson, E.; Stewart, R. I. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
      Standards for high-quality lung function testing have not yet been formally adopted in the RSA, despite the increase in the performance of spirometry. A study was undertaken to determine the standard of spirometry in ...
    • Standardisation of spirometry 

      Stewart, R. I.; Basson, E. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
      The suggested technical specifications in this document apply to apparatus used by clipicians for the diagnosis of common respiratory diseases and are to be considered as the minimum acceptable standards. Specifications, ...
    • Toxicity associated with tuberculosis chemotherapy in the REMoxTB study 

      Tweed, Conor D.; Crook, Angela M.; Amukoye, Evans I.; Dawson, Rodney; Diacon, Andreas H.; Hanekom, Madeline; McHugh, Timothy D.; Mendel, Carl M.; Meredith, Sarah K.; Murphy, Michael E.; Murthy, Saraswathi E.; Nunn, Andrew J.; Phillips, Patrick P. J.; Singh, Kasha P.; Spigelman, Melvin; Wills, Genevieve H.; Gillespie, Stephen H. (BioMed Central, 2018-07-11)
      Background: The incidence and severity of tuberculosis chemotherapy toxicity is poorly characterised. We used data available from patients in the REMoxTB trial to provide an assessment of the risks associated with the ...
    • Treatment with a fixed dose combination antiretroviral therapy drug containing tenofovir, emtricitabine and efavirenz is associated with cardioprotection in high calorie diet-induced obese rats 

      Everson, Frans; Genis, Amanda; Ogundipe, Temitope; De Boever, Patrick; Goswami, Nandu; Lochner, Amanda; Blackhurst, Dee; Strijdom, Hans (Public Library of Science, 2018-12-05)
      HIV-infection, certain antiretroviral drug classes, especially protease inhibitors (PI), and obesity are associated with increased ischaemic heart disease (IHD) risk. However, the effect of PI-free fixed dose combination ...
    • Utility of antioxidants during assisted reproductive techniques : an evidence based review 

      Agarwal, Ashok; Durairajanayagam, Damayanthi; Du Plessis, Stefan S. (BioMed Central, 2014-11-24)
      Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a common treatment of choice for many couples facing infertility issues, be it due to male or female factor, or idiopathic. Employment of ART techniques, however, come with its ...
    • Ventilation during steady-state exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease : a preliminary study 

      Stewart, R. I.; Lewis, C. M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
      In this preliminary study 20 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) walked on the treadmill until symptoms limited further exercise. When minute volume exceeded 60% of the predicted maximum breathing ...
    • Die verwantskap tussen tuberkulose, vitamien D, kalsium en VIGS 

      Lochner, J. de V.; Schneider, D. J. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1994)
      The converging epidemics of tuberculosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the RSA and their expected catastrophic interaction afford an ideal opportunity for well-planned and essential research by clinicians, ...
    • Weight loss in obese women - exercise v. dietary education 

      Bertram, S. R.; Venter, I.; Stewart, R. I. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1990)
      It was postulated that a nutrition-education programme was as effective an adjunct to a diet-based weight-loss programme as an exercise regimen. Forty-five obese female volunteers were placed on the same 5000 kJ diet and ...
    • What is normal? 

      Koeslag, J.H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
      The distinction between normality and abnormality forms the basis of medical practice. However, these words appear to have no more precise meanings in medicine than they do in conversational English. At least five contradictory ...
    • Xpert MTB/RIF assay shows faster clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA with higher levels of rifapentine exposure 

      Jayakumar, A.; Savic, R. M.; Everett, C. K.; Benator, D.; Alland, D.; Heilig, C. M.; Weiner, M.; Friedrich, S. O.; Martinson, N. A.; Kerrigan, A.; Zamudio, C.; Goldberg, S. V.; Whitworth, W. C.; Davis, J. L.; Nahid, P. (American Society for Microbiology, 2016-12)
      The Xpert MTB/RIF assay is both sensitive and specific as a diagnostic test. Xpert also reports quantitative output in cycle threshold (CT ) values, which may provide a dynamic measure of sputum bacillary burden when used ...