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Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and the role of sympathectomy in the management : a review.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is an extremely debilitating condition, characterized by chronic pain with associated trophic changes. The 1st description of this condition dates back to 1864. The condition has been ...
Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome : an indepth review.
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A symptom-specific quality of life questionnaire for dysphagia.
Dysphagia is a common clinical problem. It is a distressing symptom which impacts negatively on the quality of life (QOL) of patients. There is increasing recognition that assessing QOL gives a broader perspective when ...
Gastroschisis in KwaZulu-Natal.
Gastroschisis is a full thickness abdominal wall defect, usually to the right of the umbilicus, through which a variable amount of viscera herniates, without a covering membrane. Newborns with gastroschisis present ...
The influence of diabetes mellitus on early outcome following vascular surgical interventions.
Objective. To assess the influence of diabetes mellitus on early morbidity and mortality following open vascular surgical interventions. Methods. Clinical data on patients subjected to open vascular surgical procedures ...
Spectrum and cost of road traffic crashes : data from a regional South African hospital.
Road traffic crashes (RTCs) are a worldwide phenomenon, but a disproportionate number of deaths and injuries caused by RTCs occur in developing countries. A number of international organisations have drawn attention to the ...
The scope and spectrum of challenges presented to the general surgeon by patients affected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) : a review.
Background: Surgical disease related to HIV is scantily documented with a paucity of data detailing the manifestations of HIV in surgery especially in resource-poor, high prevalence settings such as in South Africa. This ...
Complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy : Addington experience.
Background Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a common surgical procedure performed for complicated gallstones. The timing of cholecystectomy is controversial with a trend toward early cholecystectomy in patients with acute ...