A simple, safe and reliable method of differentiating between organic obstruction and functional spasm at the uterocornual junction of the oviduct during routine hysterosalpingography is descriptionbed.
Data on the biparietal diameter (BPD), determined ultrasonically, of the full-term South African Negroid fetus are presented.
In practice, the prediction of ovulation after the administration of clomiphene citrate (Clomid) has been based on measurement of biphasic basal body temperature and menstrual changes.
During the period from 1 January 1974 to 31 December 1975, 71 therapeutic midtrimester abortions were performed at Groote Schuur Hospital by the intra-uterine administration of prostaglandins.
An evaluation in terms of performance and cost was made of the Planotest, Pregnex, Gravindex, Prepurex, Planosec, Quick Test and Dap Test pregnancy test kits.
Vascularised transplantation of the Fallopian tube is a technically feasible operation, but its functional result remains questionable.
A resume of the main uses of echography in obstetrics and gynaecology in a private practice is presented.