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Integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography for evaluation of mediastinal lymph node staging of non-small-cell lung cancer in a tuberculosis-endemic area : a 5-year prospective observational study
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
Background. Integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) is a well-validated modality for assessing mediastinal lymph node metastasis in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which determines management ...
Toxicity related to standard TB therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis and treatment outcomes in the REMoxTB study according to HIV status
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-08-14)
Background: The phase III REMoxTB study prospectively enrolled HIV-positive (with CD4+ count > 250 cells, not on anti-retroviral therapy) and HIV-negative patients. We investigated the incidence of adverse events and cure ...
Post-pulmonary tuberculosis complications in South Africa and a potential link with pulmonary hypertension : premise for clinical and scientific investigations
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
The magnitude of the pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in South Africa (SA) and globally has received increased attention. Efforts have been made to explore new and improved diagnostic and treatment strategies, ...
Five-year follow-up of participants diagnosed with chronic airflow obstruction in a South African Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) survey
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2018-02-01)
Background. A community-based prevalence survey performed in two suburbs in Cape Town, South Africa (SA), in 2005, using the international Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) method, confirmed a prevalence of chronic ...