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Drife, James - - 2012
Pattinson, Bob - - 2012
Bradshaw, Debbie - - 2012
Background. The paucity of quality data on maternal deaths and possible mis-specification of models have resulted in a range of estimates of the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) for South Africa.
Seutlwadi, Lebogang - - 2012
Background. Despite ongoing campaigns and intervention programmes promoting safe sex, contraceptive use remains a controversial area among South African youth.
Botha, M.H. - - 2012
Cancer is not uncommon in children. The reproductive system is an important site for late effects of cancer treatment, and normal pubertal development depends on an undamaged hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. Fertility compromise can occur due to chemotherapy, radiotherapy to the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, or surgery. Cryopreservation techniques of germ cells are improving ...
Boztosun, Abdullah - - 2012
Objective. The aim of this study was to compare pain relief after caesarean section achieved by an intra-abdominal iliohypogastric and ilio-inguinal (IHII) nerve block with levobupivacaine with that in patients given a placebo.
Cengiz, Huseyin - - 2012
Objectives. The aim of the present study was to compare the efficiency of transvaginal ultrasonography and the Bishop's scoring system in predicting the success of labour induction.
Onur, Ozlem - - 2012
Primary dysmenorrhoea is chronic cyclical pelvic pain associated with menstruation in the absence of an identifiable pathological condition. While medical treatments are available for primary dysmenorrhoea, exercise is accepted as an effective intervention. This study aimed to investigate the impact of home-based exercise on pain intensity and quality of life ...
Siebert, T.I. - - 2012
Introduction. Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS) can account for up to 35-40% of the female factor causes of infertility. These patients present as medically complex cases and are challenging to manage and treat successfully. They are resistant to treatment and are often offered controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) and in vitro fertilisation ...
Kennedy, Deon - - 2012
Objectives. To study the effect of maternal HIV status on perinatal outcome at Mowbray Maternity Hospital (a secondary-level hospital in Cape Town) and its satellite community midwife obstetric units.
Mnyani, C.N. - - 2012
Antenatal invasive obstetric procedures in HIV-infected pregnant women are associated with a risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission. There are limited published data on the subject. The general consensus is that any HIV-infected pregnant woman who need s to undergo an invasive procedure should have combination antiretroviral therapy initiated before the ...
Pattinson, Bob - - 2012
Drife, James - - 2011
Akintade, Oluwasanmi - - 2011
Background. Unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young women can be prevented through dual protection (i.e. condom use plus another method). Unmet needs for contraception and rates of unintended pregnancy among young women are high in the developing world.
Gupta, Bindiya - - 2011
Objective. To evaluate postoperative pain after administration of topical lignocaine during laparoscopic sterilisation in awake patients using Falope rings.
Abdool, Zeelha - - 2011
Introduction. The use of vaginal pessaries for conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is well established. However, there are limited data on current clinical practice among gynaecologists, and the aim of this survey was therefore to evaluate vaginal pessary use among South African gynaecologists.
Lourens, R.J. - - 2011
Background. The safety of laparoscopic myomectomy has been questioned, especially in the case of fibroids.
Stewart, Chantal - - 2011
Agrawal, R. - - 2011
Massive secondary postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) can be life threatening. A case of massive secondary PPH is presented which was managed by uterotonic agents, evacuation of the uterus and insertion of an intra-uterine balloon catheter to control bleeding and avoid the need for other surgical interventions such as laparotomy and hysterectomy.
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Following publication of the Liberate Trial, it was felt appropriate and opportune to refocus on tibolone and re-evaluate its role as an option in postmenopausal therapy. An International Consensus Group published its clinical recommendations and practical guidelines in 2005, and this is still the fundamental cornerstone of consensus. A locally ...
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Drife, James - - 2011
Ayas, Selcuk - - 2011
Objective. To assess the results of resection of endometrial polyps by means of diagnostic hysteroscopy.
Adam, Ameera - - 2011
Introduction and hypothesis. A comparative study assessing the management of posterior compartment prolapse (PCP) by gynaecologists and urologists in South Africa.
Drife, James - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
Kent, Athol - - 2010
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