This article discusses 34 children between the ages of 6 and 16 years with a Starr-Edwards mitral valve replacement, who have been followed-up over a period of 8 months to 8 years.
The stathmokinetic effect of Colcemid is utilized to measure the potential doubling times in a variety of human solid tumours.
The successful management of 6 premature infants with idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome using continuous positive airway pressure, is descriptionbed.
The clinical, electrocardiographic and angiographic patterns of 21 patients with isolated narrowing (70% or more) or complete obstruction of the left anterior descending coronary artery, are reviewed.
In March 1972 a microvascular workshop was held in Cape Town, and attended by 14 participants. Basic techniques involved in surgery in the University of Cape Town were demonstrated.
The psychodynamics of anorexia nervosa are discussed, with special emphasis on the various aetiological theories.
A case of squamous carcinoma of the left upper lip, with extension across the midline to involve the opposite fifth cranial nerve, is discussed.
A White infant who had ambiguous genitalia at birth was subsequently shown to be hermaphroditic.
A patient with amoebic liver abscess complicated by haemobilia due to erosion of a branch of the right hepatic artery is descriptionbed.
If the final stage of a patient's life is to be managed correctly, earlier management should have been wisely handled.