Browsing Research Articles (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) by Title

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  • Soma-Pillay, Priya; Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie) (In House Publications, 2010)
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  • Snyman, Leon C. (Open Journals Systems, 2013)
    In 2009, The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) awarded its biggest research grant to date to the HPV Cervical Cancer Research Fund, under the auspices of Prof Greta Dreyer. This grant enabled a group of researchers ...
  • Wethmar, E.I. (Elize) (In House Publications, 2016)
    The term “acute abdomen” is used to describe a spectrum of gynaecological, medical, surgical and urological conditions, ranging from minor ailments to life-threatening diseases. These conditions usually require ...
  • Snyman, Leon C. (In House Publications, 2019)
    Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in South Africa currently face a medico-legal crisis of serious proportions. The premiums of occurrence based indemnity insurance is now more than R1 million per annum, forcing many obstetricians ...
  • Maphalala, Alta (In House Publications, 2018)
    Menstrual disorders are common conditions in adolescents, with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB) having a prevalence of 37% in adolescents compared to 10-20% in adults, and dysmenorrhoea accounting for approximately 15% ...
  • Naidoo, Anusha (In House Publications, 2018)
    Adolescence refers to the transitional phase of physical and psychological development that occurs from puberty to adulthood. This phase includes a desire for autonomy and an increase in sexual risk-taking behaviours, ...
  • Rajoo, Neesha (In House Publications, 2018)
    The female adolescent patient has a variety of gynaecological issues which the healthcare practitioner needs to understand and pay particular attention to, ranging from screening for sexual health history, teenage ...
  • Macdonald, A.P. (In House Publications, 2011-05)
    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) has been recognised as a necessity world wide for clinicians to maintain clinical competence and remain up to date in an environment of rapidly increasing knowledge. South Africa ...
  • De Bruin, Abri (In House Publications, 2011-05)
    Diseases of affluence are those diseases which are thought to be a result of increasing wealth in a society, in contrast to diseases of poverty which result from impoverishment.
  • 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 ...
  • Diale, Q.; Pattinson, Robert Clive; Chokoe, R.; Masenyetse, L.; Mayaphi, Simnikiwe H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-01)
    BACKGROUND. Despite enormous strides in preventing hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, perinatal transmission still contributes significantly to HBV epidemiology worldwide; this could account for approximately 50% of ...
  • Allanson, Emma R.; Vogel, Joshua P.; Tunçalp, Ozge; Gardosi, Jason; Pattinson, Robert Clive; Francis, Andre; Erwich, Jan Jaap H.M.; Flenady, Vicki J.; Frøen, J. Frederik; Neilson, James; Quach, Amanda; Chou, Doris; Mathai, Matthews; Say, Lale; Gülmezoglu, A. Metin (Wiley, 2016-11)
    OBJECTIVE : We explore preterm-related neonatal deaths using the WHO application of the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) to deaths during the perinatal period: ICD-PM as an informative case study, where ...
  • Paterson, Frances; Swart, Paul; Abdool, Zeelha (In House Publications, 2019)
    Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary loss of urine. It is a ubiquitous disorder, thought to occur more commonly than more familiar health issues such as hypertension, diabetes, and depression. It is a ...
  • Adam, Sumaiya; Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie); Van Zyl, Danie G. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-10)
    BACKGROUND. Diabetes in pregnancy is associated with both accelerated fetal growth and intrauterine growth restriction. OBJECTIVE. To compare the difference in occurrence of large-for-gestational-age (LGA) and ...
  • Naidoo, Poobalan; Mothilal, R.; Snyman, Leon C. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019-03)
    BACKGROUND : Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Pregnancy and the puerperium are hypercoagulable states and increase the risk of VTE. There is a paucity of South African ...
  • Huyser, Carin; Boyd, Laura (In House Publications, 2012-08)
    An overview is given on selected cost-drivers within an assisted reproduction technology (ART) laboratory, such as procedural costs; sperm preparations; laboratory supplies including embryo culture media and cryopreservation. ...
  • Adam, Sumaiya; Pheiffer, Carmen; Dias, Stephanie; Rheeder, Paul (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
    BACKGROUND : We investigated the association between markers of insulin resistance, chronic inflammation, and adipokines and GDM. METHODS : In our case-cohort study in Johannesburg we included women with GDM and controls. ...
  • Allanson, Emma R.; Grobicki, Kate; Pattinson, Robert Clive; Dickinson, Jan E. (BioMed Central, 2016-07-18)
    BACKGROUND : Of the 5.54 million stillbirths and neonatal deaths occurring globally each year, a significant amount of these occur in the setting of inadequate intrapartum care. The introduction of universal umbilical ...
  • Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie); Adam, Sumaiya; Makin, J.D. (Jennifer Dianne); Sebola, Patricia (BioMed Central, 2015-04-02)
    BACKGROUND : Septic incomplete miscarriages remain a cause of maternal deaths in South Africa. There was an initial decline in mortality when a strict protocol based approach and the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy ...
  • Adam, Sumaiya; Lombaard, H.A.D.T. (Hennie) (Wiley, 2016-12)
    BACKGROUND : Minor red blood cell antibodies are becoming a more common cause of hemolytic disease of the newborn. Anti-U are a rare alloantibody found almost exclusively in people of black descent. There is limited ...