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Multidetector computed tomography has replaced conventional intravenous excretory urography in imaging of the kidneys: a scoping review of multidetector computed tomography findings in renal tuberculosis.
(SA Journal of Radiology, 2018)
Abstract available in pdf.
Deliberate self-harm at RK Khan hospital internal medicine department: the influence of age on the likelihood of admission, triggers, methods used and outcomes.
A prior suicide attempt is the most important risk factor for complete suicide. For every completed suicide it is estimated that more than 20 suicide attempts are made. From July to December 2016, Deliberate Self-Harm ...
An assessment of tne successes and shortfalls of the national birth defects databases and an improved data collection method of the databases.
The Constitution of South Africa (SA) together with the National Health Act (63 of 1977) govern the provision of health services to the residents of the country. With a three-tier system of governance consisting of national, ...
Salivary gland tumours in the era of antiretroviral treatment.
HIV is a global pandemic with an estimated 36.7 million people infected worldwide with HIV in 2015. Sub Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily affected with South Africa being home to the world’s largest ...
The role of follistatin and granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in HIV-associated pre-eclampsia.
KZN has a high burden of HIV infection and high blood pressure, specifically pre-eclampsia (PE) in pregnancy. Follistatin (FS) and granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) are two glycoproteins involved in PE pathogenesis. ...
Prevalence and outcome of cryptococcal meningitis among HIV infected patients admitted to a tertiary level facility in an HIV endemic setting in art era.
Background: Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) is a common AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) - defining illness that contributes to morbidity and mortality among HIV-infected adults in South Africa (SA). Methods: We ...
Quantifying the clinical exposure required to adequately prepare surgeons for deployment to conflict zones and to manage mass casualty situations.
Introduction: The ongoing state of global geo-political instability means that it is prudent, even in peaceful countries, to prepare civilian surgeons to manage major military-type trauma. However, preparing a modern surgeon ...
Cardiovascular disease profile in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis at King Edward VIII Hospital.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most common chronic systemic autoimmune inflammatory diseases, which is associated with an increased mortality rate, attributed to premature cardiovascular disease (CVD). Key drivers ...