Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Issue Date

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  • Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Engelbrecht, Susan; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Schoub, Barry D. (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 1995-05)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) patients from a black African population. Formalin fixed paraffin embedded blocks of OSCC of ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Hemmer, J.; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Engelbrecht, Susan (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 1998-01)
    The prevalence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) among the black community in South Africa is unacceptably high. The association between p53 protein, and PCNA overexpression and the presence of p53 gene mutations was ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Swart, Theuns J.P.; Robson, Brenda A.; Engelbrecht, Susan; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Huebner, K. (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 2001-07)
    BACKGROUND: To investigate the possible role of FHIT, a possible tumour suppressor gene, in oral carcinogenesis, we examined 17 oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCCs) for genetic alterations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fresh ...
  • Hemmer, J.; Kraft, K.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Spandidos Publications, 2006-01)
    Although flow cytometric DNA ploidy has turned out as a significant predictor of survival in oral squamous cell carcinoma, little is known about the underlying karyotypic structure of gross aneuploidy. We therefore analysed ...
  • Boy, Sonja Catharina; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Engelbrecht, Susan; Dreyer, Leonora; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Blackwell, 2006-02)
    Background: High-risk human papilloma viruses (HPV) are reported to be significant independent risk factors for oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The prevalence of HPV in OSCC in a South African population sample was ...
  • Boy, Sonja Catharina; Steenkamp, Gerhardus (Elsevier, 2006-07)
    Since 2003, nine squirrels were presented at a South African veterinary dental practice with lesions in the maxilla consistent with the clinical, radiological and histological features of odontomas as described in prairie ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Medpharm Publishers, 2006-09)
    Examination of the oral cavity is an integral part of every clinical examination. The clinical presentation of various viral conditions is discussed in this article and will provide the family practitioner with an up to ...
  • Steyn, N.; Botha, Stephanus Johannes; Brand, Paul D.; Bernitz, Herman (International Organisation for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 2006-12)
    Impression materials used in the analysis of bite marks are required to maintain their stability and integrity for extended periods. It has been observed that certain impressions taken of skin lose their properties with ...
  • Du Preez, L.A.; Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Swart, Theuns J.P. (South African Dental Association, 2007-02)
    Six titanium implants were placed in the mandible between the left and right mental foramen of a 49-year old female patient. The implants were all constructed of the same grade IV titanium. Three types of implants were ...
  • Driemel, O.; Kraft, K.; Hemmer, J. (Springer, 2007-08)
    Mithilfe hoch-auflösender DNA-Durchflusszytophotometrie wurden DNA-Ploidie und S-Phasenfraktion (SPF) bei 279 Speicheldrüsentumoren bestimmt. Alle 229 benignen Neoplasien waren diploid; 12 von 50 malignen Tumoren wiesen ...
  • Olze, Andreas; Van Niekerk, Piet; Schulz, Ronald; Schmeling, Andreas (Blackwell, 2007-09)
    The importance of forensic age estimation in living subjects has grown over the last few years. In dental age estimation, tooth eruption is a parameter of developmental morphology that can be analyzed by either clinical ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Medpharm Publishers, 2007-09)
    Oral ulcerations are common lesions encountered in private practice. Oral ulcers can have a localised aetiology or be a manifestation of a variety of systemic conditions or disorders. Appropriate management depends on the ...
  • Olze, Andreas; Van Niekerk, Piet; Ishikawa, T.; Zhu, B.L.; Schulz, Ronald; Maeda, H.; Schmeling, Andreas (Springer, 2007-11)
    The current knowledge base for evaluating the influence of ethnic origin on wisdom tooth eruption is still inadequate. We therefore analyzed and compared the chronology of wisdom tooth eruption in three ethnic populations ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Medpharm Publications, 2007-11)
    Oral ulcerations are common. Oral ulcers can have a localised aetiology or be a manifestation of a variety of systemic conditions or disorders. Appropriate management depends on the correct diagnosis which can at times be ...
  • Richter, Karin Louise; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)
    BACKGROUND: To evaluate the prevalence of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and types in the oral and cervix mucosa of treatment-naïve HIV-1-positive women with CD4 counts less than 300 cells per ml with no HPV-associated ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Owen, J.H.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Solheim, Tore (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008-01)
    The high number of murder, rape, and child abuse cases in South Africa has led to increased numbers of bite mark cases being heard in high courts. Objective analysis to match perpetrators to bite marks at crime scenes must ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (FDI/World Dental Press, 2009)
    This paper deals with the challenges faced by forensic dentists in a world in which globalisation has become a reality. People travelling across the globe on a daily basis become victims of violent crime, terrorist attacks, ...
  • Ker, James A.; Du Toit-Prinsloo, Lorraine; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Saayman, Gert (Libertas Academica, 2010)
    Sudden and unexpected death in the young is a common and worldwide problem. Sudden, unexpected death in infancy (SUDI), clinically unexpected death in an infant between one week and one year of age, affects around 1 in ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-03)
    Many conditions within the oral cavity require the use of a mouthwash. This can vary from breath fresheners to treatment of life threatening secondary infections such as oral mucositis in patients undergoing bone marrow ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Academy of Family Practice, 2010-03)
    Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is on the increase and accounts for 18% to 63% of OPC. It occurs mostly in young males with no other identifiable risk factors. The vast majority of ...