Browsing Research Articles (Surgery) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Surgery) by Issue Date

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  • Chamisa, I. (Springer, 2010-01)
    Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare condition consisting of mucinous ascites, most commonly arising from mucinous tumours of the appendix and occasionally from the ovary. Very rarely, mucinous deposits arise in ...
  • Van Niekerk, Martin L.; Visser, Andre; Venter, Daniel J. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-01)
    Congenital rectal stenosis is a rare condition. In this article, we report on a 30-day-old infant with rectal stenosis who underwent a successful laparoscopic pull-through operation. The laparoscopic method allows the ...
  • Pretorius, Jan P. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-06)
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  • Brink, Andries J.; Bizos, D.; Boffard, Kenneth D.; Feldman, Charles; Grolman, D.C.; Pretorius, Jan P.; Richards, Guy A.; Senekal, M.; Steyn, E.; Welkovic, N. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-06)
    INTRODUCTION: Tigecycline, the first of a new class of antibiotics, the glycylcyclines, was licensed in South Africa for the parenteral treatment of adult patients with complicated intraabdominal infections (cIAIs) and ...
  • Lodder, J.V.; Simson, W.; Becker, Piet J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-08)
    AIM: To document the anatomical distribution of melanoma, extent of disease, results of treatment and survival among black patients in the north-eastern part of South Africa. METHODS: All available histological material ...
  • Du Plessis, Herman J.C.; Pretorius, Jan P. (Open Journals Systems, 2011)
    Maggots are known to clean wounds by removing slough and dead tissue. This was put to therapeutic use in the last century, between the world wars, when it was in use in at least 300 hospitals in the United States and being ...
  • Pretorius, Jan P.; Liebenberg, C.; Piek, D.; Smith, M. (Open Journals Systems, 2011)
    Entero-atmospheric fistulae are a disastrous complication when laparostomes have to be used in abdominal surgery. Patients must be approached from a global and localised perspective, with heavy focus on management of fluid ...
  • Pretorius, Jan P.; Liebenberg, C.; Piek, D.; Smith, M. (Open Journals Systems, 2011)
    Management of the open abdomen is a complex undertaking, as it not only involves difficult wound healing but also the prevention of many serious local and systemic complications. In this article the different types of ...
  • Van Niekerk, Martin L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-02)
    Brad Rogers reported the first significant use of thoracoscopy in children in the late 1970s. Over the past two decades there has been an exponential growth and expansion of this technique. Many advanced procedures, including ...
  • Stevens, Paul S.; De Villiers, M.; Van Niekerk, Martin L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-02)
    OBJECTIVES: To document the current status of laparoscopic training of paediatric surgical registrars in South Africa. METHODS: An anonymous questionnaire was distributed. Participants were asked to document their involvement ...
  • Van Niekerk, Martin L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-02)
    Type III congenital para-oesophageal hernia is a rare condition in children and is characterised by the herniation of both a substantial portion of the stomach and the gastro-oesophageal junction into the chest. This report ...
  • Hartley, R.J.; Becker, J.H.R. (Hennie); Van der Walt, Hannes; Luvhengo, T. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-08)
    AIM: To analyse the presentation and management of patients with gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) at Pretoria hospitals. DESIGN: A retrospective study was done in which all available clinical records of primary ...
  • Mieny, Carel J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-08)
    It was with shock, if not total disbelief, that the surgical community in Pretoria learned of the untimely death of our colleague Herbie Penzhorn on the morning of 23 February 2011. He was killed by crocodiles on his farm ...
  • Mulaudzi, Thanyani; Sikhosana, Mbokeleng (Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd., 2011-11)
    Vascular complications during posterior lumbar disc surgery are rare and its presentation with varicose veins is even rarer. A 23 year-old male patient presented with large varicose veins in right lower limb. He underwent ...
  • Stewart, W.W.D.; Farina, Z.; Clarke, D.L.; Thomson, S.R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-11)
    INTRODUCTION: Caring for trauma patients is a dynamic process, and it is often necessary to move the trauma patient around the hospital to different locations. This study attempted to document the quality of observations ...
  • Brink, Adrian J.; Botha, Roelof F.; Poswa, Xoliswa; Senekal, Marthinus; Badal, Robert E.; Grolman, David C.; Richards, Guy A.; Feldman, Charles; Boffard, Kenneth D.; Veller, Martin; Joubert, Ivan; Pretorius, Jan P. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2012)
    BACKGROUND: The Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends (SMART) follows trends in resistance among aerobic and facultative anaerobic gram-negative bacilli (GNB) isolated from complicated intra-abdominal ...
  • Brink, Adrian J.; Bizos, D.; Boffard, Kenneth D.; Feldman, Charles; Grolman, D.C.; Pretorius, J.; Richards, Guy A.; Steyn, E. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-02)
    Tigecycline, the first of a new class of broad-spectrum antibiotics (the glycylcyclines), has been licensed in South Africa for the parenteral treatment of adult patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) ...
  • Smit, J.G.M.; Van Marle, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-05)
    OBJECTIVES: Endovascular repair (EVAR) is accepted as effective treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) and has become the standard of care in many instances. The standard bifurcated stentgraft (BFG) is often not ...
  • Wiggett, W.S.; Louw, Melanie; Karusseit, V.O.L. (Otto) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-08)
    INTRODUCTION: Surgery is sometimes performed on patients with peau d'orange (dermal oedema) of the breast. This may be done to achieve local control of cancer after neo-adjuvant chemotherapy or in resectable locally advanced ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Ismail, Farzanah; Van de Werke, Irma (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-08)
    Diverticula of the oesophagus are rare. They can occur at any level, and are often defined by their anatomical location. Three categories are recognised, namely pharyngo-oesophageal, parabronchial and epiphrenic. Although ...