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Ukwenya, A.Y. - - 2008
Background. A cross-sectional study carried out at a teaching hospital in Kaduna, Nigeria, to investigate the extent and reasons for the delay between onset of symptoms and admission for treatment of symptomatic breast cancer.
Ibirogba, S.B. - - 2008
Background. Hereditary mixed polyposis syndrome is characterised by multiple large-bowel polyps of differing histological types including a mixture of atypical juvenile polyps, hyperplastic polyps and adenomas. Affected individuals are thought to have an increased risk of malignancy, possibly via the juvenile polyposis pathway.
Chamisa, I. - - 2008
Introduction. The cancellation of surgery wastes theatre time and creates hardship for patients, who often plan their working and family lives around the proposed operation date.
Watermeyer, G. - - 2008
Background. While disorders such as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal (GI) cancers and inflammatory bowel disease are prevalent among all racial groups in the Western Cape, there is little knowledge of local GI service provision. The state of equipment, facilities and staffing is largely unrecorded and to date unknown. The aim ...
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Cornish, Stephen - - 2008
Cornish, Stephen - - 2008
Anderson, F. - - 2008
Introduction. The spectrum of aetiologies and outcomes of acute pancreatitis in South African settings is under-reported. We report our experience at a regional hospital and compare it with international norms.
Rogers, A.D. - - 2008
Objective. We sought to evaluate the surgical service in the central part of the Eastern Cape Province by reviewing the practice of appendicectomy at Frere Hospital. Specifically, it was our aim to compare the service to those patients who reside in and outside the East London metropolitan area and the ...
Ntlhe, Letlhogela - - 2008
Missile embolism occurs very rarely. It was first reported by Thomas Davis in 1834, and only 153 cases had been reported up to 1988. (1) Rich et al. reported a 0.3% incidence in 7 500 cases of vascular injury in the Vietnam conflict. (2) To our knowledge, this is the ...
Juzi, J.T. - - 2008
There are as yet no clear surgical guidelines for the management of bCG vaccine-induced regional axillary lymphadenopathy.
Davies, M.R.Q. - - 2008
Ahmed, A. - - 2008
Background. Achalasia of the cardia is generally considered a rare disease. Because the cause is uncertain, treatment is palliative and directed at relieving distal oesophageal obstruction. In developed countries, several treatment options are available, but in developing countries, achalasia is usually treated by open surgical myotomy. We reviewed the outcome ...
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