Since 1966 the treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease in Johannesburg has primarily been renal transplantation.
The literature on infectious multiple drug resistance by means of R-factors is reviewed.
A patient with traumatic right coronary artery to right atrial fistula, which was repaired by direct closure and aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass grafting, is descriptionbed.
The administration of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) to rats for periods up to 67 days resulted in the development of gross cytoplasmic vacuolation and the formation of cytoplasmic inclusions.
The importance of virus-B as a cause of acute hepatitis in South African Blacks was determined by examining the serum of 147 patients during the acute stage of the illness for the presence of hepatitis-B antigen (HBAg).
A community of Tamil-speaking Indians in Cape Town was found to have an extremely high prevalence of diabetes - 37% over the age of 25 years.
Air pollution is one of the problems of modern civilisation with its technology and population concentrations.
A clinical and cytogenetic report is made of a Black male child with the karyotype 46,XX. Although 46,XX males have already been reported, this is the first time this anomaly has presented in a Black.