Lumbar epidural anaesthesia was used as an anticonvulsant in a series of 1106 patients with hypertension in labour, including 7 patients with eclampsia.
The efficacy of (15S)-15-methyl-prostaglandin F2a in terminating pregnancy in cases of known missed abortion, hydatidiform mole and intra-uterine fetal death was tested.
Fetal tachycardia was observed in 130 of4 509 patients (2,9%) in whom the fetal heart rate was monitored antenatally.
Intensive plasma exchange was performed with a continuous-flow centrifuge in 2 pregnant women severely immunized to the Rh(D) iso-antigen.
Bleeding patterns in women sterilized by the laparoscopic route using bipolar cautery and Falope ring are compared with those in women whose husbands had been vasectomized 1 year previously.
In 25 mother-infant pairs the bubble test performed on amniotic fluid obtained shortly before delivery was compared with that performed on gastric aspirate collected at birth.
A total of 323 mothers was interviewed at home about 12 days after early discharge (within 48 hours after delivery) from maternity hospitals and midwife obstetric units.
From July 1976 to December 1978 invasive carcinoma of the cervix in 369 new patients at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP, was classified into stages according to the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) classification.
The aim of the present report is to standardize the postcoital test.
The incidence of gonorrhoea in a survey of 100 Black patients attending the gynaecological outpatient department at King Edward VIII Hospital was 11 %.