Browsing Research Articles (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) by Issue Date

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  • Soma-Pillay, Priya; Macdonald, A.P.; Mathivha, T.M.; Bakker, J.L.; Mackintosh, M.O. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2008-07)
    BACKGROUND: Pre-existing medical disease constitutes one of the five major causes of maternal death in South Africa. Increasing numbers of women with heart disease reach adulthood as a result of advances in diagnoses and ...
  • Huyser, Carin (Oxford University Press, 2008-07)
    The aim of this paper is to provide information, opinions and suggestions on affordable laboratory-orientated fertility screening and treatment. Resource management to provide such services in developing countries, basic ...
  • Bergh, Anne-Marie; Van Rooyen, Elise; Pattinson, Robert Clive; Pattinson, Bob (BioMed Central, 2008-07-23)
    Background Scaling up the implementation of new health care interventions can be challenging and demand intensive training or retraining of health workers. This paper reports on the results of testing the effectiveness of ...
  • Stanton, Cynthia; Ronsmans, Carine; Baltimore Group on Cesarean (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008-09)
    BACKGROUND: Cesarean delivery rates are increasing rapidly in many developing countries, particularly among wealthy women. Poor women have lower rates, often so low that they do not reach the minimum rate of 1 percent. ...
  • Visser, M.J. (Maretha Johanna); Kershaw, Trace S.; Makin, J.D. (Jennifer Dianne); Forsyth, Brian William Cameron (Springer, 2008-09)
    HIV-related stigma is a multidimensional concept which has pervasive effects on the lives of HIV-infected people as well as serious consequences for the management of HIV/AIDS. In this research three parallel stigma scales ...
  • Visser, M.J. (Maretha Johanna); Neufeld, Sharon A.; De Villiers, Annelize; Makin, J.D. (Jennifer Dianne); Forsyth, Brian William Cameron (Routledge, 2008-10)
    HIV-positive pregnant women often do not disclose their serostatus to their partners, family and friends, creating potential barriers to preventing sexual transmission to partners and mother-to-child transmission through ...
  • Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie); Pattinson, Robert Clive; Pattinson, Bob (Elsevier, 2008-10)
    More than half of maternal deaths in the UK are due to pre-existing medical conditions, and medical emergencies often mimic acute obstetric conditions. An acute flare of systemic lupus erythaematosus, a thyroid storm or a ...
  • Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie); Soma-Pillay, Priya; Farrell, El-Marie (Elsevier, 2009)
    The most important causes of acute collapse in pregnancy are pulmonary embolism, amniotic fluid embolism, acute coronary syndrome, thrombosed mechanical prosthetic heart valves, acute aortic dissection, cerebrovascular ...
  • Pattinson, Robert Clive; Pattinson, Bob (Elsevier, 2009)
    No abstract available.
  • Vijayaraghavan, Arthi; Efrusy, Molly; Lindeque, B. Gerhard; Dreyer, Greta; Santas, Christopher (Elsevier, 2009)
    OBJECTIVE. To determine the cost effectiveness of several cervical cancer screening strategies utilizing HPV testing in South Africa. METHODS. We developed a lifetime Markov model of the costs, quality of life, and survival ...
  • Cecatti, Jose G.; Souza, Joao P.; Parpinelli, Mary A.; Haddad, Samira M.; Camargo, Rodrigo S.; Pacagnella, Rodolfo C.; Silveira, Carla; Zanardi, Dulce T.; Costa, Maria L.; Pinto e Silva, Joao L.; Passini Jr, Renato; Surita, Fernanda G.; Sousa, Maria H.; Calderon, Iracema M.P.; Say, Lale; Pattinson, Robert Clive; Pattinson, Bob (BioMed Central, 2009)
    BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that the study of women who survive life-threatening complications related to pregnancy (maternal near-miss cases) may represent a practical alternative to surveillance of maternal ...
  • 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. ...
  • Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie); Pattinson, Robert Clive; Pattinson, Bob (Elsevier, 2009)
    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a major contributor to maternal morbidity and mortality. By only examining mortality, the full extent of the problem is not revealed and also it is important to evaluate the avoidable factors. ...
  • Matji, J.N. (Joan Nteboheleng); Wittenberg, Dankwart F.; Makin, J.D. (Jennifer Dianne); Jeffery, Bridget; MacIntyre, Una Elizabeth; Forsyth, Brian William Cameron (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2009-03)
    OBJECTIVES: To determine the factors influencing the ability of HIV-infected mothers to adhere to antenatal feeding choices after routine prevention of mother-to-child transmission counselling. PATIENTS and METHODS: The ...
  • Macdonald, A.P. (In House Publications, 2009-05)
    Preterm Labour (PTL) and Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM), both defined as occurring spontaneously before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy, have long been recognized as the major contributor to perinatal ...
  • Makwela, M.R. (In House Publications, 2009-05)
    Cervical cytology is a well-established screening tool for cervical neoplasia. The introduction of the Papanicolaou test in the 1950's has led to sustained reductions in both the incidence and mortality from cervical cancer ...
  • De Bruin, Abri (In House Publications, 2009-05)
    When there is a medical or surgical indication for a hysterectomy apart from endometriosis the following discussion is not really relevant. The question deals with the role of hysterectomy purely for the management of ...
  • Mouton, Arrie (In House Publications, 2009-05)
    More than 40 genital types of HPV have been identified, of which 15 are known to be oncogenic. High risk HPV types cause all cervical cancers and true cervical pre cancer lesions, including cervical intra epithelial neoplasie ...
  • Lindeque, B. Gerhard (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2009-05)
    No abstract available.
  • Soma-Pillay, Priya (In House Publications, 2009-05)
    The subject of mode of delivery of twin pregnancies has been the topic of several journal publications. This debate was rekindled in a recent editorial where the question was raised whether all twins should be delivered ...