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An inter-racial study into the pattern and prevalence of atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease in the University-based vascular surgical service in Durban.
This study investigates the clinical and major risk factor profiles in Whites, Indians and Blacks with atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease at the Vascular Service in Durban; and compares them to that for coronary ...
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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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 ...
An anatomical exploration into the variable patterns of the venous vasculature of the human kidney.
In clinical anatomy, the renal venous system is relatively understudied compared to the arterial system. This investigation aims to clarify and update the variable patterns of the renal venous vasculature using cadaveric ...
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 ...
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 ...