Browsing Cardiology by UP Author "Schewitz, Ivan Anton"

Browsing Cardiology by UP Author "Schewitz, Ivan Anton"

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  • Schewitz, Ivan Anton; Nuss, D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2020-12)
    In 1997, Nuss introduced a minimally invasive non-destructive procedure for pectus excavatum, which revolutionised the treatment of the condition. This review will give a brief history on the management of this condition, ...
  • Chakaya, J.; Binegdie, A.; Irungu, A.; Pearson, B.; Gray, D.; Zar, H.J.; Schewitz, Ivan Anton; Kagima, J.; Mortimer, K.; Ozoh, O.B.; Masekela, R.; Gordon, S.B.; Worodria, W.; Aluoch, J. (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2020-07)
    In response to COVID-19, Africa should develop robust collaborative research programmes, funded by African governments and partners, to include epidemiological, health system, implementation, clinical trials, immunological ...
  • Schewitz, Ivan Anton (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019-09)
    Since 1949, the Ravitch repair for pectus excavatum and carinatum was the gold standard. This is a destructive, aggressive procedure, which has a significant recurrence rate when it is poorly performed. When performed ...
  • Martinez-Ferro, M.; Bellia-Munzon, B.; Schewitz, Ivan Anton; Toselli, L. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019)
    Awareness of pectus carinatum has increased among the medical community over the last several decades, as innovative options for nonsurgical treatments have become more widely known. Management alternatives have shifted ...
  • Koegelenberg, Coenraad F.N.; Dorfman, Shane; Schewitz, Ivan Anton; Richards, Guy A.; Maasdorp, Shaun; Smith, Clifford; Dheda, Keertan (AME Publishing Company, 2019-09)
    Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in southern Africa. Early trials of chest radiograph-based screening in males at high risk for lung cancer found no mortality benefit of a radiograph alone, ...
  • Schewitz, Ivan Anton (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
    Thoracoscopy, in my opinion, is underutilised in Africa, for a multiplicity of reasons. These include a lack of expertise, the perceived cost and difficulties in obtaining and maintaining equipment. The benefits, however, ...
  • Schewitz, Ivan Anton; Zar, Heathert; Masekela, Refiloe; Gordon, Stephen; Ozoh, Obianuju; Kagima, Jacqueline; Gray, Diane; Binegdie, Amsalu; Irungu, Anne; Worodria, William (Scientific Scholar, 2020-09)
    As we write this, a patient is in a local South African Hospital on a ventilator following a cardiac arrest after a massive pulmonary embolus. He recently returned from overseas. When he arrived, he had a cough and phoned ...