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Critically ill obstetric and gynaecology patients : the development and validation of an outcome prediction model.
Introduction: Outcome prediction tools have the potential to provide significant adjunctive information for intensivists. Critically ill obstetric and gynaecology patients constitute a unique subset of the general ICU ...
Leptin levels in the hypertensive black African parturient.
Background: Leptin is a new adipose-derived hormone discovered in 1994. It is vital in energy balance and weight regulation in humans. During pregnancy the placenta is an extra source of leptin. The role of leptin in ...
A descriptive analysis of patients presenting with ectopic pregnancies at King Edward VIII hospital, Durban.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the patient profile, clinical features, risk factors, management options and complications in women with ectopic pregnancy. DESIGN: Descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: King Edward ...
An audit of couples attending the infertility unit at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH), Durban.
An audit of Couples attending the Infertility Unit at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH), Durban Objectives To determine the patient profile, causes of infertility and the success rates of medical and surgical ...
The effect of childbirth on the anal sphincters demonstrated by anal endosonography and neurophysiological tests.
Obstetric trauma is a major cause of faecal incontinence in women resulting in considerable social disability. Until recently the development of faecal incontinence has been attributed largely to damage to the pelvic nerves. ...
A retrospective review of uterine malignancies amongst women presenting to the gynaecology oncology clinic, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH).
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Women and AIDS: epidemiology and gender barriers to prevention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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The frequency of insulin resistance and hyperlipidaemia in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) attending Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital .
BACKGROUND. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is one of the commonest endocrinopathies in women of reproductive age. The prevalence of the disease is estimated to be around 5 % in general population (Azziz, 2004). Literature on ...
Views and attitudes of pregnant women on decision making for LTOP for severe fetal abnormalities.
Aim: To study the views and attitudes of pregnant women with a severe fetal anomaly towards late termination of pregnancy (LTOP). Methods: Data was collected over a 3 month period using a pen and paper semi-structured ...