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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 ...
The impact of pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infected pregnant women on perinatal and early infant mortality.
Background: Although the prevalence of pneumonia in pregnancy is reported to be less than 1%, the pregnant state and risk factors associated with the development of pneumonia adversely influence the outcome of pregnancy. ...
Spot urine protein to creatinine ratio testing : new techniques for detecting proteinurra in pre-eclampsia.
Background: The most commonly employed screening method for proteinuria is a semi- quantitative dipstick urinalysis, but it has been shown to be inaccurate in pregnancy. New developments in the assessment of proteinuria ...
Evaluation of haematological parameters and immune markers in HIV-infected and non-infected pre-eclamptic Black women.
This study focuses on women with both pre-eclampsia and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Pre-eclampsia is a pregnancy-specific syndrome that occurs after 20 weeks gestation. Thrombocytopenia is the most common haematological ...
Profile of mortality amongst women with gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in relation to HIV non-infected women.
OBJECTIVES: To determine if women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection with severe degrees of immunosuppression are more predisposed to mortality from Gestational Trophoblastic Disease compared with HIV-infected ...
Apoptosis - a comparative study of its role on the trophoblast cell in normotensive and hypertensive placental bed.
Abstract available in PDF.
A retrospective review of uterine malignancies amongst women presenting to the gynaecology oncology clinic, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH).
Abstract can be viewed in PDF document.