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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ngene, N.C.; Moodley, J.; Von Rahden, R.P.; Paruk, Fathima; Makinga, P.N. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-09)
    BACKGROUND. Identification and prevention of any avoidable factor (AVF) associated with pregnancy may reduce critical illnesses and the need for intensive care unit (ICU) admission. OBJECTIVES. To determine AVFs that ...
  • Haddad, Diane N.; Makin, J.D. (Jennifer Dianne); Pattinson, Robert Clive; Forsyth, Brian William Cameron (Elsevier, 2016-01)
    OBJECTIVE : To understand the barriers delaying early prenatal care for women in South Africa. METHODS : Amixedmethods study was conducted at a center in Pretoria. RESULTS : Following interviews with 21women at a ...
  • Koo, Kevin; Makin, J.D. (Jennifer Dianne); Forsyth, Brian William Cameron (Guilford Publications, 2013-02)
    Efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) in sub- Saharan Africa have focused overwhelmingly on women, to the unintended exclusion of their male partners. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Tshwane, ...
  • Soma-Pillay, Priya; Pattinson, Robert Clive (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-11)
    BACKGROUND. There are several factors in the healthcare system that may influence a woman’s ability to access appropriate obstetric care. OBJECTIVE. To determine the delays/barriers in providing obstetric care to women who ...