• What new knowledge did we gain through the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in 2006? 

      Beyers N.; Pierard C.; Enarson D.A.; Chan-Yeung M. (2007)
      [No abstract available]
    • Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: A secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial 

      DeFranco E.A.; O'Brien J.M.; Adair C.D.; Lewis D.F.; Hall D.R.; Fusey S.; Soma-Pillay P.; Porter K.; How H.; Schakis R.; Eller D.; Trivedi Y.; Vanburen G.; Khandelwal M.; Trofatter K.; Vidyadhari D.; Vijayaraghavan J.; Weeks J.; Dattel B.; Newton E.; Chazotte C.; Valenzuela G.; Calda P.; Bsharat M.; Creasy G.W. (2007)
      Objective: To investigate the efficacy of vaginal progesterone to prevent early preterm birth in women with sonographic evidence of a short cervical length in the midtrimester. Methods: This was a planned, but modified, ...
    • Use of novel proteosome inhibitors as a therapeutic strategy in lymphomas current experience and emerging concepts 

      Abayomi, E. A.; Sissolak, G.; Jacobs, P. (2007)
      Precedent from preclinical experiments coupled with two pivotal phase 2 studies in myeloma has focused attention on a potential role for ubiquitin-proteasome pathway in modulating a number of events that occur commonly in ...
    • Use of knee height as a surrogate measure of height in older South Africans 

      Marais D.; Marais M.L.; Labadarios D. (2007)
      The study aimed to determine whether knee height would be a more appropriate surrogate measurement than armspan in determining height and body mass index (BMI) in a group of South African older people (≥ 60 years). A random ...
    • Transbronchial needle aspirates: How many passes per target site? 

      Diacon A.H.; Schuurmans M.M.; Theron J.; Brundyn K.; Louw M.; Wright C.A.; Bolliger C.T. (2007)
      Transbronchial needle aspiration is a bronchoscopic sampling method for a variety of bronchial and pulmonary lesions. The present study investigated whether and how serial needle passes contribute to the yield of transbronchial ...
    • The Sexual Function and Influence of Urinary Incontinence Questionnaire (SF-IUIQ) - Assessing sexual function of urinary incontinent women in South Africa 

      Lambrechtsen F.A.C.P.; van Rensburg J.A.; Steyn P.S.; Grove D. (2007)
      Objective. To develop and psychometrically validate a questionnaire that assesses sexual function of urinary incontinent women in South Africa and the influence of incontinence on their sexual function. Design. A prospective ...
    • The management of tuberculous pericardial effusion: Experience in 233 consecutive patients 

      Reuter H.; Burgess L.J.; Louw V.J.; Doubell A.F. (2007)
      Aim: We report on the 30-day and one-year outcome of consecutive effusive pericarditis patients, including those with tuberculous pericarditis, over a six-year-period. Methods and Results: Patients with large pericardial ...
    • The Magpie Trial: A randomised trial comparing magnesium sulphate with placebo for pre-eclampsia. Outcome for women at 2 years 

      Duley, L.; Farrell, B.; Armstrong, N.; Spark, P.; Roberts, B.; Smyth, R.; Tivnan, M.; Laws, A.; Corfield, N.; Salter, A.; Thorn, L.; Altman, D.; Yu, L.-M.; Abalos, E.; Carroli, B.; Dellepiane, L.; Duarte, M.; Fernandez, H.; Giordano, D.; Clarke, M.; Gray, A.; Hey, E.; Neilson, J.; Simon, J.; Collins, R.; Karaoglou, A.; Lilford, R.; Moodley, J.; Robson, S.; Roberts, I.; Rubin, P.; Thornton, J.; Twaddle, S.; Villar, J.; Walker, I.; Watkins, C.; Doyle, L.; Bimbashi, A.; Demalia, E.; Gliozheni, O.; Shpata, A.; Karolinski, A.; Lamas, M.; Pesaresi, M.; Wainer, V.; Barbato, W.; Paciocco, M.; Bertin, M.; Boiza, E.; Castaldi, J.; Partida, Y.; Arias, C.; Farri, M.; Kerz, G.; Aguirre, J.; De Sagastizabal, M.; Falcone, R.; Morales, E.; Carroli, G.; Krupitzky, S.; Lopez, S.; Palermo, M.; Montes, Varela D.; Delprato, H.; Camusso, H.; Curioni, M.; Ludmer, E.; Brandi, R.; Martin, R.; Mesas, W.; Taralli, R.; Lezaola, M.; Morosini, M.; Andina, E.; Bernal, L.; Estiu, M.; Ulens, E.; Ortiz De Speranza, B.; Peyrano, A.; Damiano, M.; Saumench, C.; Horn, J.; Pritchard, M.; Smith-Orr, V.; Wilson, M.; Lawrence, A.; Watson, D.; Crowther, C.; Paynter, J.; Ashrafunnessa,; Mannan, M.; Shahidullah, M.; Shamsuddin, L.; Barros Santos, C.; Freire, S.; Melo, E.; Cobo, E.; Jaramillo, E.; Cardozo, C.; Fandino, N.; Gaitan, H.; Montano, L.; Lozano, J.; Rojas, M.; Breto Garcia, A.; Fuentes, Ramirez A.; Garcia, Miras R.; Sampera, S.; Farnot, U.; Gomez, E.; Rojas, G.; Valdes, R.; Abd El-Kreem, H.; Al-Hussaini, T.; Hammad, E.; Danso, K.; Kwapong, E.; Ofosu-Barko, E.; Padmini Jasper, M.; Peedicayil, A.; Regi, A.; Sharma, R.; Chauhan, A.; Raut, V.; Udani, R.; Batra, S.; Muthal-Rathore, A.; Ramji, S.; Zutshi, V.; Balakrishnan, S.; Eapen, E.; Koshy, G.; Ambardar, N.; Vadakkepat, P.; Vaidya, D.; Lema, V.; Rijken, Y.; Tadesse, E.; Dada, O.; Sofekun, A.; Ohiaeri, C.; Runsewe-Abiodun, T.; Adewole, I.; Adeyemo, A.; Brown, B.; Oladokun, R.; Adewale, O.; Inimgba, N.; John, C.; Ogu, R.; Ekele, B.; Isah, A.; Onankpa, B.; Jamelle, R.; Junejo, D.; Ruby, Faiz N.; Gul, F.; Sherin, A.; Bangash, K.; Mahmud, G.; Masud, K.; Tasneem, N.; Gassama, S.; Soyei, A.; Agarwal, P.; Rajadurai, V.; Pirani, N.; Delport, S.; Macdonald, P.; Mokhondo, R.; Pattinson, R.; Zondo, M.; Adhikari, M.; Mnguni, N.; Moodley, J.; Carstens, M.; Kirsten, G.; Steyn, W.; Van Zyl, J.; Helwig, A.; Jacobson, S.-L.; Panosche, R.; Hammond, E.; Masanganise, L. (2007)
      Objective: The aim of this study was to assess long-term effects for women following the use of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia. Design: Assessment at 2-3 years after delivery for women recruited to the Magpie Trial ...
    • The Magpie Trial: A randomised trial comparing magnesium sulphate with placebo for pre-eclampsia. Outcome for children at 18 months 

      Duley, L.; Farrell, B.; Armstrong, N.; Spark, P.; Roberts, B.; Smyth, R.; Tivnan, M.; Laws, A.; Corfield, N.; Salte, A.; Thorn, L.; Altman, D.; Yu, L. M.; Abalos, E.; Carroli, B.; Dellepiane, L.; Duarte, M.; Fernandez, H.; Giordano, D.; Clarke, M.; Gray, A.; Hey, E.; Neilson, J.; Simon, J.; Doyle, L.; Kelly, T.; Squires, J.; Collins, R.; Karaoglou, A.; Lilford, R.; Moodley, J.; Robson, S.; Roberts, I.; Rubin, P.; Thornton J.; Twaddle, S.; Villar, J.; Walker, I.; Watkins, C.; Bimbashi, A.; Demalia, E.; Gliozheni ,O.; Shpata, A.; Karolinski, A.; Lamas, M.; Pesaresi, M.; Wainer, V.; Barbato, W.; Paciocco, M.; Bertin, M.; Boiza, E.; Castaldi, J.; Partida, Y.; Arias, C.; Farri, M.; Kerz, G.; Aguirre, J.; De Sagastizabal, M.; Falcone, R.; Morales, E.; Carroli, G.; Krupitzky, S.; Lopez, S.; Palermo, M.; Montes, Varela D.; Delprato, H.; Camusso, H.; Curioni, M.; Ludmer, E.; Brandi, R.; Martin, R.; Mesas, W.; Taralli, R.; Lezaola, M.; Morosini, M.; Andina, E.; Bernal, L.; Estiu, M.; Ulens, E.; Ortiz De Speranza, B.; Peyrano, A.; Damiano, M.; Saumench, C.; Horn, J.; Pritchard, M.; Smith-Orr, V.; Wilson, M.; Lawrence, A.; Watson, D.; Crowther, C.; Paynter, J.; Ashrafunnessa,; Mannan, M.; Shahidullah, M.; Shamsuddin, L.; Barros, Santos C.; Freire, S.; Melo, E.; Cobo, E.; Jaramillo, E.; Cardozo, C.; Fandino, N.; Gaitan, H.; Montano, L.; Lozano, J.; Rojas, M.; Breto, Garcia A.; Fuentes, Ramirez A.; Garcia, Miras R.; Sampera, S.; Farnot, U.; Gomez, E.; Rojas, G.; Valdes, R.; Abd El-Kreem, H.; Al-Hussaini, T.; Hammad, E.; Danso, K.; Kwapong, E.; Ofosu-Barko, E.; Padmini, Jasper M.; Peedicayil, A.; Regi, A.; Sharma, R.; Chauhan, A.; Raut, V.; Udani, R.; Batra, S.; Muthal-Rathore, A.; Ramji, S.; Zutshi, V.; Balakrishnan, S.; Eapen, E.; Koshy, G.; Ambardar, N.; Vadakkepat, P.; Vaidya, D.; Lema, V.; Rijken, Y.; Tadesse, E.; Dada, O.; Sofekun, A.; Ohiaeri, C.; Runsewe-Abiodun, T.; Adewole, I.; Adeyemo, A.; Brown, B.; Oladokun, R.; Adewale, O.; Inimgba, N.; John, C.; Ogu, R.; Ekele, B.; Isah, A.; Onankpa, B.; Jamelle, R.; Junejo, D.; Ruby, Faiz N.; Gul, F.; Sherin, A.; Bangash, K.; Mahmud, G.; Masud, K.; Tasneem, N.; Gassama, S.; Soyei, A.; Agarwal, P.; Rajadurai, V.; Pirani, N.; Delport, S.; Macdonald, P.; Mokhondo, R.; Pattinson, R.; Zondo, M.; Adhikari, M.; Mnguni, N.; Moodley, J.; Carstens, M.; Kirsten, G.; Steyn, W.; Van Zyl, J.; Helwig, A.; Jacobson, S. L.; Panosche, R.; Hammond, E.; Masanganise, L. (2007)
      Objective: To assess the long-term effects of in utero exposure to magnesium sulphate for children whose mothers had pre-eclampsia. Design: Assessment at 18 months of age for children whose mothers were recruited to the ...
    • The influence of homogenous zona pellucida on human spermatozoa hyperactivation, acrosome reaction and zona binding 

      Bastiaan H.; Franken D. (2007)
      The study aimed to evaluate the changes in sperm motion characteristics and the occurrence of hyperactivation among sperm populations after exposure to human zona pellucida. Motile spermatozoa samples were used to evaluate ...
    • The human immunodeficiency virus epidemic: A race against time for millions and the role of flow cytometry. A Caribbean and resource-constrained country perspective 

      Abayomi, A. (2007)
      There is a race against time for millions in the world today. Both the technology and the manpower are currently available to deliver the services that are required to meet the needs of the 40 million people currently ...
    • The effects of atosiban on abnormal fetal heart rate patterns 

      Tshivhula F.; Grove D.; Odendaal H.J. (2007)
      [No abstract available]
    • The effect of sperm morphology and testicular spermatozoa on embryo quality 

      Kellerman L.-M.; Windt M.-L.; Lombard C.J. (2007)
      Objective: To determine the correlation between sperm morphology groups (strict criteria) and testicular spermatozoa, and day 2 and 3 embryo quality in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and in vitro fertilisation ...
    • The diagnosis and management of perniosis (chilblains) 

      Jordaan H.F. (2007)
      Perniosis (chilblains) is an abnormal reaction to cold that occurs most frequently in women, children, and the elderly. Chilblains may be idiopathic and self-limited, or associated with systemic diseases. This article ...
    • The assessment of new anti-tuberculosis drugs for a paediatric indication 

      Donald P.R. (2007)
      For the first time in three decades there is a promising pipeline of more than 20 new anti-tuberculosis agents at various stages of development, and several are already entering early clinical trials. Childhood tuberculosis ...
    • Systemic juvenile xanthogranulomatosis imitating a malignant abdominal wall tumor with lung metastases 

      Matcham N.J.; Andronikou S.; Sibson K.; Ramani P.; Grier D. (2007)
      Juvenile xanthogranulomatosis (JXG) is a rare benign condition, which usually presents with characteristic skin lesions and can be diagnosed clinically. However, systemic JXG may involve a wide range of extracutaneous sites ...
    • Solitary pulmonary nodule evaluation with 99mTc-methoxy isobutyl isonitrile in a tuberculosis-endemic area 

      Schuurmans M.M.; Ellmann A.; Bouma H.; Diacon A.H.; Dyckmans K.; Bolliger C.T. (2007)
      High prevalence of tuberculosis increases the odds for nonmalignant solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs). Positron emission tomography (PET) using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose is the method of choice for the identification of ...
    • Severe early onset pre-eclampsia: Prognostic value of ultrasound and Doppler assessment 

      Geerts L.; Odendaal H.J. (2007)
      Objective: Assess the prognostic value of ultrasound and Doppler parameters in severe preterm pre-eclampsia. Study design: Prospective cohort study in Cape Town, South Africa, involving 113 women with severe pre-eclampsia ...
    • Severe asthma and acute attacks: Diagnosis and management in adults and children 

      Kling S. (2007)
      Patients who continue to have symptoms with frequent attacks of asthma despite being adherent to treatment with multiple asthma medications, have severe asthma. Severe asthma has significant implications for the affected ...
    • Safety of pleurodesis with talc poudrage in malignant pleural effusion: a prospective cohort study 

      Janssen J.P.; Collier G.; Astoul P.; Tassi G.F.; Noppen M.; Rodriguez-Panadero F.; Loddenkemper R.; Herth F.J.; Gasparini S.; Marquette C.H.; Becke B.; Froudarakis M.E.; Driesen P.; Bolliger C.T.; Tschopp J.-M. (2007)
      Background: Talc is the most effective chemical pleurodesis agent for patients with malignant pleural effusion. However, concerns have arisen about the safety of intrapleural application of talc, after reports of development ...