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Peltzer, Karl - - 2011
Background. Sexual expression affects physical, mental and social well-being. There is a lack of understanding on sexual dissatisfaction among patients on antiretroviral treatment in Africa.
Zivic, R. - - 2011
Aim. The purpose of this prospective study was to highlight some new findings about anatomical and morphological variations of the thyroid pyramidal lobe and to emphasise the necessity and importance of exploration of the visceral compartment of the neck and resection of this structure in primary thyroid operations.
Marr, Ian - - 2011
Ede, J. - - 2011
We report the rare case of a lithopedion in an asymptomatic 69-yearold woman. Diagnosis was confirmed by plain abdominal X-ray. In view ofthe patient's age and symptomatology, we opted for conservative management with regular abdominal examination and imaging.
Boshoff, P.E. - - 2011
Sigmoid volvulus is common in some developing countries. We describe a new method of decompression using a Urograffin and saline enema with additional extra-abdominal manual massage.
Favara, D.M. - - 2011
The UCT Surgical Society, Africa's first student surgical society, is a student-managed academic society that promotes undergraduate interest in the field of surgery at the University of Cape Town. With over 700 members in 2009, it is one of the largest student surgical societies in the world. This article describes ...
Hartley, R.J. - - 2011
Aim. To analyse the presentation and management of patients with gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) at Pretoria hospitals.
Morks, A.N. - - 2011
Background. Surgery is the treatment of choice for symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism. The majority of research concerning intra-operative parathyroid hormone (ioPTH) measurements is conducted in university hospitals. Whether ioPTH measurements are feasible and useful in predicting the presence of remaining hyperfunctioning parathyroid tissue in a non-academic hospital remains uncertain.
Papageorgiou, M.S. - - 2011
Background. Thyroglobulin (Tg) is used as a postoperative marker for the follow-up of patients with thyroid carcinoma, but there is no consensus regarding the value that may indicate possible recurrence.
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