Eighty-five samples of pleural fluid obtained from 76 patients with biopsy-proven tuberculous pleurisy were examined cytologically.
A child with aplastic anaemia and trisomy 8 in bone marrow cells was observed to have extremely high levels of circulating immunglobulins.
Serum cholesterol levels have been studied in three groups of young White South Africans.
Inherited enzyme deficiencies are found in a small proportion of patients with gout who produce an excess of uric acid.
Capsular contracture around the breast prostheses remains the major drawback to the otherwise very satisfying operation of breast augmentation.
A technique for postoperative autotransfusion in openheart surgery, involving minimal blood damage and contamination, is descriptionbed.
A new principle is descriptionbed which eliminates the need for expiratory valves in anaesthetic circuits.
The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town has established an inexpensive but effective drug information system.
The experience of the Midland Medical Plan for the years 1961 - 1971 was published in 1972, and this article is a continuation of those articles up to and including the anticipated figures for 1980.
A male patient who had a reanastomosis after sterilization in 1972 was referred to our infertility clinic for an evaluation.