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Laser doppler assessment of gastric mucosal blood flow in normals and its relationship to the systemic activity of growth peptides in healing and non healing gastric ulcers.
The pattern of mucosal blood flow in normal human stomachs, and benign gastric ulcers was assesed with laser Doppler flowmetry and the relationship between a single determination of ulcer blood flow and the systemic level ...
An evaluation of the use of transcutaneous oxygen pressure measurement in the non-invasive vascular laboratory : with special reference to selection of amputation level.
Transcutaneous oxygen pressure measurement (TCp02) using a miniaturised Clarke electrode and a heating thermistor was developed independently by Huch et al and Eberhardt et al in 1972. After its initial use to non ...
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 ...