Hypertension in pregnancy probably has many causes.
During a survey of all pregnant patients seen during 1 month at the King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, the prevalence of hypertension in pregnancy proved to be 11.4%.
The high incidence in South Africa of hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus is indicated.
During parasagittal B-mode scanning, of the liver, pulsatile cardiac interfaces are demonstrable by increasing the swept gain.
While high-energy photon radiation in radiotherapy of deeper tissues has a skin-sparing effect, contamination with electron and low-energy photon radiation can diminish and even abolish this effect.
A study was made of the effectiveness of a programme of case-finding and secondary prevention with regard to depressive illness among the elderly.
Certain flex ion injuries of the cervical spine may be evident radiologically only if the patient is radiographed in the erect position.
Professional drivers should be required to pass a standard medical test before being issued with a driving licence, this to be repeated at regular intervals thereafter.