n South African Journal of Surgery - 38th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Research Society of South Africa : abstracts

Volume 49, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Effects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular occlusive events, and blood transfusion in trauma patients with significant haemorrhage (CRASH-2): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial

The impact of country and culture on end-of-life care for injured patients: results from an international survey
Factors determining the mortality and morbidity in acute diaphragmatic hernia as a result of blunt or penetrating trauma at Dr George Mukhari Hospital
Does it really need a drain? A conservative approach to small traumatic pneumothorax
Is physical examination reliable in identifying serious pathology following thoracic trauma, and what does the routine chest radiograph add?
Damage control laparotomies at a level 1 trauma unit: what factors could predict initial outcome?
Variations in levels of care provided inside a hospital to acute trauma patients
The role of endoscopic retrograde pancreatography in the treatment of local complications of pancreatic trauma
Muscle strength as a source of energy for recovery after elective surgery
The dynamic continence challenge: a simple physiological test to assess faecal continence before reversing a diverting loop colostomy
Combined palliative stenting for malignant biliary and duodenal obstruction
Malignant biliary obstruction: a prospective randomised trial comparing plastic and metal stents for palliation of symptomatic jaundice
Risk factors for early rebleeding and death in alcoholic cirrhotic patients with acute haemorrhage treated with emergency endoscopic injection sclerotherapy
A review of the outcome of locally advanced rectal carcinoma at Tygerberg Hospital (2001 - 2006) treated with curative intent
Muc1 is associated with spread of disease in cholangiocarcinoma
The possible role of alpha-1 glycoprotein, a protein found in the crude mucus of patients with carcinoma of the stomach, as a clinical marker for gastric disease
Diagnostic value of FDG-PET/CT scan in patients with predominantly acral lentiginous melanoma at Dr George Mukari Hospital
Prevalence of thyroid carcinoma in patients presenting with solitary thyroid nodule at Dr George Mukhari Hospital
The impact of early graft function on long-term outcome after renal transplantation
Time for re-evaluation of mammography in the young: an audit of mammography in women younger than 40 in a resource-restricted environment
Prognosis and treatment cost of screen-detected versus symptom-detected breast cancer in South Africa
Breast cancer: comparing oestrogen and HER-2 immunohistochemical staining of core and excision biopsy specimens
Prevalence of hormone receptors in black women with breast cancer
Tail of spence area defect closure - a tale of evolution
A symbiotic relationship: HIV and breast cancer
The thoraco-epigastric transposition flap: this Trojan horse does not have an Achilles heel
Invasive lobular carcinoma: the artful dodger
Breast cancer patients in a single unit, patterns of HRT use and mammographic screening over a 9-year period
The fit elderly patient should receive appropriate treatment for cancer
Development of a numerical tool for mechanical assessment of anastomotic configurations of upper-arm straight PTFE grafts for haemodialysis access
Civilian popliteal artery injuries: a 10-year audit in an urban trauma centre
An audit of penetrating cervical vascular injuries in the trauma centre at Groote Schuur Hospital
Open surgical repair versus endovascular stent graft repair of penetrating subclavian artery injuries
Penetrating civilian iliac vessel injuries
The management of penetrating auxilliary artery injuries
Remote ischaemic preconditioning in peripheral artery endovascular intervention: a prospective randomised controlled trial
A prospective audit of the outcomes of lower limb amputations
Solid pseudopapillary tumours of the pancreas
Current trauma patterns in Pietermaritzburg
An audit of error associated with the initial management and referral of acute trauma patients in western KwaZulu-Natal
One hundred and eight emergency operations for penetrating thoracic trauma
Outcome of emergency laparotomy for abdominal tuberculosis in a single surgical unit
The quality of life of adult survivors of massive burn injuries
Burn mortality at Pelonomi Hospital Burns Unit, Bloemfontein
Burn wound colonisation in a provincial burns unit (Pelonomi, Bloemfontein)
Organisms grown and drug resistance seen in a secondary referral centre ICU and burns unit
Outcomes of electrical injuries at Chris Hanibaragwanath Hospital
A review of burn care at an emerging centralised burns unit
Traditional medicine used in wound healing: a porcine model used to assess the efficacy and safety
The role of saliva, breast milk and their mucin components in HIV-Aids
Analysis of amino acid profiles grouping by membrane transporters
General kinetic modelling of amino acid uptake by two or more transporters into cells
A review of surgical training in South Africa: an assessment of the experience, supervision, and major concerns of surgical registrars during their training
The impact of structured clerking sheets and ongoing educational initiatives on the care of TBI in a regional hospital
Laparoscopic-assisted colectomy for resection of sigmoid volvulus
Video-assisted thorascopic surgery: initial experience at Sebokeng Hospital
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: the inexpensive way
Penile reconstruction after amputation following traditional circumcision in the Eastern Cape

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