Attacks of asthma can be precipitated in susceptible individuals by a variety of stimuli acting through immunological or non-immunological pathways.
Metrizamide (Amipaque; Winthrop) has provided consistently reliable diagnostic results in a small series of 150 myelograms.
Eleven patients with a diagnosis of polyarteritis nodosa were seen over an 8-year period in Cape Town, and evaluated as to clinical presentation, the most effective diagnostic approach, and the response to therapy.
Serum and salivary digoxin concentrations were measured in 53 children and correlated with ECG variables and serum potassium, calcium and magnesium concentrations.
A simplified technique of measuring perfusion pressure in the equivocally obstructed upper urinary tract of children is descriptionbed.
A survey of the admission and discharge patterns of geriatric patients admitted to Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, during July and August 1978 was conducted.
A case of peri-umbilical cutaneous schistosomiasis is descriptionbed.