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Biagini, Philippe - - 2012
Hernandez-Rocha, Cristian - - 2012
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Carroll, V. - - 2012
Bhengu, Louisa - - 2012
Background. Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive lysosomal glycosphingolipid storage disorder resulting from a deficiency of lysosomal enzyme acid P-glucosidase (glucocerebrosidase). This partial enzyme deficiency results in accumulation of glycosphingolipid-laden macrophages (Gaucher cells) throughout the liver, spleen, bone marrow, skeleton, lungs and brain (only in types 2 and 3).
Green, R.J. - - 2012
Background. Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an important disease in South Africa. The South African Allergic Rhinitis Working Group (SAARWG) has published previous guidelines for AR diagnosis and management. Areas of concern have arisen that require additional information, including the management of AR in infancy, appropriate and inappropriate allergy testing, cost ...
Peer, Shazia - - 2012
Background. Concern exists about the quality of specialist training platforms at South African universities and teaching hospitals.
Anguria, P. - - 2012
Background. The relative importance of environmental and hereditary factors in the occurrence of pterygium in African blacks has not been reported.
Smith, D.C. - - 2012
Objective. To determine the frequency and distribution of polyglutamine spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs) from referrals over a 24-year period to the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) in South Africa (SA).
McCallum, Ian - - 2012
Karstaedt, A.S. - - 2012
This retrospective cohort study describes causes of death in 305 patients (baseline median CD4 count 26/[micro]l) from 2 943 adults on antiretroviral therapy. Acute sepsis (20%), tuberculosis (18%) and Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) bacteraemia (14%) were the most common causes. Mortality owing to the disease was 66% for MAC bacteraemia ...
Bohm, L. - - 2012
Introduction. Diagnosis of prostate cancer by prostate specific antigen (PSA) is error-prone and cannot distinguish benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) from malignant disease, nor identify aggressive and indolent types.
Ferreira, N. - - 2012
Background. Osteosarcoma is the most common malignant bone tumour found in children and adolescents. Changed treatment protocols have resulted in improved survival and the opportunity for limb salvage surgery. Despite these advances, the outcome is mainly determined by the stage of disease at presentation, making early referral to a tumour ...
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