On the grounds of experience and of the results so obtained, suprahepatic vein pressure determination and phlebography should be regarded as a basically important method for an accurate diagnosis of portal hypertension.
An originally devised intravenous glucose-tolerance test is descriptionbed, based on the infusion of 0ï¿½5 G of glucose/kg. bodyweight, over the period of 1 hour.
Nine cases of cytomegalovirus infection in infants less than 1 year of age, encountered at the Transvaal Memorial Hospital for children during the first 6 month of 1968, are descriptionbed.
Lipid levels in 129 South African Bantu subject with arcus senilis corneae were compared with a group of 159 South African Bantu subjects living on the Witwatersrand.
An analysis of a series of 516 oesophageal cancer cases in Natal Bantu collected between 1964 and 1966 is presented.
Statistical evidence is presented that in South African multiple sclerosis, which was extremely rare 20 year ago, is becoming more frequent.
A family is reported in which 2 siblings presented with retinitis pigmentosa and hereditary renal disease, from which possibly a third died.