Browsing by UP Author "Abdool, Zeelha"

Browsing by UP Author "Abdool, Zeelha"

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  • Roos, A-M.; Abdool, Zeelha; Sultan, Abdul H.; Thakar, Ranee (Elsevier, 2011)
    AIM: To determine the accuracy and predictive value of transperineal (TPU) and endovaginal ultrasound (EVU) in the detection of anal sphincter defects in women with obstetric anal sphincter injuries and/or postpartum ...
  • Van der Walt, Sone; Van Wijk, Frans Jacob; Abdool, Zeelha; Oettle, Anna Catherina (Springer, 2017-01)
    INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS : To avoid injury to the perineal branches of the pudendal nerve during urinary incontinence sling procedures, a thorough knowledge of the course of these nerve branches is essential. The dorsal ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015-04)
    The use of vaginal pessaries for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is well established. Recently pessaries have been offered routinely as a first-line treatment option for symptomatic POP, and in patients with medical ...
  • Swanepoel, A.C. (Albe Carina); Lindeque, B. Gerhard; Swart, Paul; Abdool, Zeelha; Pretorius, Etheresia (Wiley, 2014-08)
    INTRODUCTION : Hormonal fluctuations may influence fibrin structure. During the menstrual cycle, plasma fibrinogen levels change, mainly due to the variations of estrogen. Throughout the menstrual cycle estrogen levels ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-09)
    INTRODUCTION: The use of vaginal pessaries for conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is well established. However, there are limited data on current clinical practice among gynaecologists, and the aim of ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (South African Academy of Family Practice, 2007)
    Urinary incontinence affects approximately a quarter of a billion people worldwide. It is associated with high economic costs, psychological morbidity and adverse effects on the quality of life. Despite this, few women ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (In House Publications, 2006-05)
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  • Swanepoel, A.C. (Albe Carina); Lindeque, B. Gerhard; Swart, Paul; Abdool, Zeelha; Pretorius, Etheresia (Wiley, 2014-08)
    INTRODUCTION: Normal pregnancy is characterized by significant alterations in the haemostatic system accompanied by an augmented risk of thrombosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The fibrin network ultrastructure of different ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha; Thakar, Ranee; Sultan, Abdul H. (Elsevier, 2009)
    Although many women experience sexual problems in the postpartum period, research in this subject is under-explored. Embarrassment and preoccupation with the newborn are some of the reasons why many women do not seek help. ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (In House Publications, 2009-05)
    The true incidence of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is difficult to determine, however, it is a common condition reported to affect 50% of parous women over 50 years of age. In their widely cited study, Olsen et al found a ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha; Swart, Paul (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-09)
    BACKGROUND. Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common reason for gynaecological consultation, especially in the elderly. Associated symptoms have been shown to negatively affect bladder, bowel and sexual function, as well ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (In House Publications, 2008-05)
    The history of ultrasound dates back to 1794 when Lazzaro Spallanzani, an Italian biologist demonstrated that the ability of bats to navigate accurately through the dark was due to echo reflection from high frequency ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha; Sultan, Abdul H.; Thakar, Ranee (British Institute of Radiology, 2012-02)
    Endoanal ultrasound is now regarded as the gold standard for evaluating anal sphincter pathology in the investigation of anal incontinence. The advent of three-dimensional ultrasound has further improved our understanding ...
  • Abdool, Zeelha (In House Publications, 2012-02)
    Urodynamic studies still remains a controversial investigation in the assessment of patients with urinary incontinence. A systematic review on the correlation between clinical and urodynamic diagnosis in classifying the ...