Urology

Urology

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  • Adam, Ahmed; Claassen, Frederik; Coovadia, Ashraf; De Maayer, Tim; Fockema, Margaret; Fredericks, Joy; Gottlich, Errol; Grindell, Lizelle; Haffejee, Mohamed; Lazarus, John; Levy, Cecil; Mathabe, Kgomotso; McCulloch, Mignon; Moonsamy, Glenda; Moshokwa, Evelyn; Mutambirwa, Shingai; Patel, Haroun; Van der Merwe, Andre; Van Heerden, Izak; Van Vijk, Frans; Deshpande, Aniruddh; Smith, Grahame; Hoebeke, Piet (Elsevier, 2018-03)
    INTRODUCTION : Enuresis (or Nocturnal Enuresis) is defined as discreet episodes of urinary incontinence duringsleep in children over 5 years of age in the absence of congenital or acquired neurological disorders. RECOMMENDATIONS ...
  • Eskenazi, Brenda; An, Sookee; Rauch, Stephen A.; Coker, Eric S.; Maphula, Angelina; Obida, Muvhulawa; Crause, Madelein; Kogut, Katherine R.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Chevrier, Jonathan (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2018-04-06)
    BACKGROUND : Although indoor residual spraying (IRS) with dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and pyrethroids effectively controls malaria, it potentially increases human exposure to these insecticides. Previous studies ...
  • Leusch, Frederic D.L.; Neale, Peta A.; Arnal, Charlotte; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Balaguer, Patrick; Bruchet, Auguste; Escher, Beate I.; Esperanza, Mar; Grimaldi, Marina; Leroy, Gaela; Scheurer, Marco; Schlichting, Rita; Schriks, Merijn; Hebert, Armelle (Elsevier, 2018-08)
    The aquatic environment can contain numerous micropollutants and there are concerns about endocrine activity in environmental waters and the potential impacts on human and ecosystem health. In this study a complementary ...
  • Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Delport, Rhena; Farías, Paulina; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Patrick, Sean Mark; Millar, Robert P.; De Jager, Christiaan (Elsevier, 2018-04)
    DDT [1, 1, 1-trichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)-ethane] compounds are used for indoor residual spraying (IRS) to control malaria mosquitoes. DDT is an endocrine disruptor chemical in experimental conditions, but little is ...
  • Gaspar, Fraser W.; Chevrier, Jonathan; Quiros-Alcala, Lesliam; Lipsitt, Jonah M.; Barr, Dana Boyd; Holland, Nina; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Eskenazi, Brenda (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017-07-07)
    BACKGROUND : Although indoor residual spraying (IRS) is an effective tool for malaria control, its use contributes to high insecticide exposure in sprayed communities and raises concerns about possible unintended health ...
  • Van Zijl, Magdalena Catherina; Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; Swart, Pieter; Hayward, Stefan; Genthe, Bettina; De Jager, Christiaan (Elsevier, 2017-11)
    Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are ubiquitous in the environment and have been detected in drinking water from various countries. Although various water treatment processes can remove EDCs, chemicals can also migrate ...
  • Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Aneck-Hahn, Natalie Hildegard; De Jager, Christiaan; Wagenaar, Gesina M.; Bouwman, Hindrik; Barnhoorn, Irene E.J.; Patrick, Sean Mark; Vandenberg, Laura N.; Kortenkamp, Andreas; Blumberg, Bruce; Kimmins, Sarah; Jegou, Bernard; Auger, Jacques; DiGangi, Joseph; Heindel, Jerrold J. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2017)
    BACKGROUND : Africa faces a number of unique environmental challenges. Unfortunately, it lacks the infrastructure needed to support the comprehensive environmental studies that could provide the scientific basis to inform ...
  • Gyalpo, Tenzing; Fritsche, Lukas; Bouwman, Henk; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Scheringer, Martin; Hungerbühler, Konrad (Elsevier, 2012-10)
    Inhabitants of dwellings treated with DDT for indoor residual spraying show high DDT levels in blood and breast milk. This is of concern since mothers transfer lipid-soluble contaminants such as DDT via breastfeeding to ...
  • Adam, Ahmed; Mamitele, Wisane Craig; Moselane, Andrew; Ismail, Farzanah (Elsevier, 2016-09)
    The scrotal varicocele is a common finding encountered during clinical examination. A porto-systemicshunt presenting with an associated varicocele is exceptionally rarely reported. Herein, we report such acase in an HIV ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barnhoorn, Irene E.J.; Van Dyk, Jacobus C.; Genthe, Bettina; Harding, W.R.; Wagenaar, G.M.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana) (Elsevier, 2015-02)
    There are increasing concerns regarding the safe human consumption of fish from polluted, freshwater impoundments. The aim of this study was to analyse the muscle tissue of the sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus for ...
  • Vorster, Mariza; Modiselle, Moshe; Ebenhan, Thomas; Wagener, Carl; Sello, That; Zeevaart, Jan Rijn; Moshokwa, Evelyn; Sathekge, Mike Machaba (Hellenic Society of Nuclear Medicine, 2015-01)
    OBJECTIVE : Imaging with fluorine-18-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) has, until recently provided disappointing results with low sensitivity ranging from 31%-64% ...
  • Tindall, Elizabeth A.; Monare, L. Richard; Petersen, Desiree C.; Van Zyl, Smit; Hardie, Rae-Anne; Segone, Alpheus M.; Venter, Philip A.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Hayes, Vanessa M. (Wiley, 2014-06)
    BACKGROUND : Compared with White Americans, Black American men are at a significant increased risk of presenting with prostate cancer (PCa) and associated mortality, suggesting a link to African-ancestry. However, PCa ...
  • Morris, Alan G.; Heinze, Anja; Chan, Eva K.F.; Smith, Andrew B.; Hayes, Vanessa M. (Oxford University Press (open Access), 2014-09)
    The oldest contemporary human mitochondrial lineages arose in Africa. The earliest divergent extant maternal offshoot, namely haplogroup L0d, is represented by click-­‐speaking forager peoples of ...
  • Adam, Ahmed (Elsevier (open access), 2015-06)
    No abstract available.
  • Whitworth, Kristina W.; Baird, Donna D.; Steiner, Anne Z.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Travlos, Gregory S.; Wilson, Ralph E.; Longnecker, Matthew P. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2015-05)
    BACKGROUND : Few data exist regarding anti-Müllerian hormone, a marker of ovarian reserve, in relation to environmental factors with potential ovarian toxicity. METHODS : This analysis included 420 women from Limpopo, ...
  • Whitworth, Kristina W.; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Archer, Janet I.; Kudumu, Mwenda O.; Travlos, Gregory S.; Wilson, Ralph E.; Longnecker, Matthew P. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2014-06)
    BACKGROUND : Few studies have examined predictors of DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) and DDE (dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene) levels among residents in homes sprayed with DDT for malaria control with the aim of ...
  • Kruger, Taneshka; Barnhoorn, Irene E.J.; Jansen van Vuren, Johan; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana) (Elsevier, 2013-01)
    The African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus) is indigenous to South Africa where it is commonly found in calm waters such as lakes, streams, rivers, swamps and floodplains. The males of this gonochoristic species ...
  • Eskenazi, Brenda; Quirós-Alcalá, Lesliam; Lipsitt, Jonah; W u, Lemuel D .; Kruger, Philip; Ntimbane, Tzundzukani; Nawn, John; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Seto, Edmund (Elsevier, 2014-07)
    Recent estimates indicate thatmalaria has led to over half amillion deathsworldwide,mostly to African children. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) of insecticides is one of the primary vector control interventions. However, ...
  • Bergman, Åke; Andersson, Anna-Maria; Becher, Georg; Van den Berg, Martin; Blumberg, Bruce; Bjerregaard, Poul; Bornehag, Carl-Gustav; Bornman, Maria S. (Riana); Brandt, Ingvar; Brian, Jayne V.; Casey, Stephanie C.; Fowler, Paul A.; Frouin, Heloise; Giudice, Linda C.; Iguchi, Taisen; Hass, Ulla; Jobling, Susan; Juul, Anders; Kidd, Karen A.; Kortenkamp, Andreas; Lind, Monica; Martin, Olwenn V.; Muir, Derek; Ochieng, Roseline; Olea, Nicolas; Norrgren, Leif; Ropstad, Erik; Ross, Peter S.; Ruden, Christina; Scheringer, Martin; Skakkebaek, Niels Erik; Soder, Olle; Sonnenschein, Carlos; Soto, Ana; Swan, Shanna; Toppari, Jorma; Tyler, Charles R.; Vandenberg, Laura N.; Vinggaard, Anne Marie; Wiberg, Karin; Zoeller, R. Thomas (BioMed Central, 2013-08-27)
    The “common sense” intervention by toxicology journal editors regarding proposed European Union endocrine disrupter regulations ignores scientific evidence and well-established principles of chemical risk assessment. In ...

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