To assess the role of emergency valve replacement in patients with active infective endocarditis (IE).
In computed tomography (CT) of the head, some lesions may enhance after intravenous injection of contrast material as semisolid or semicystic lesions resembling a padlock.
Information contained in 2553 completed questionnaires on snakebite victims in southern Africa from 1953 to 1979 confirmed that most bites occur in the summer months.
The iron status of 320 Indian women living in Chatsworth, Durban, who had volunteered for iron absorption studies, was assessed using a number of measurements.
The normal ranges for the micro-erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in neonates have been established.
Plasma aminograms of infants receiving total parenteral nutrition as part of the treatment for necrotizing enterocolitis were studied.
Thyroid glands were studied during surgery in 17 patients and the records of a further 53 patients who had undergone thyroidectomy were reviewed to establish the incidence of the pyramidal lobe.
Samples of medical practitioners on the East Rand and 1979 graduates from two medical schools in the Transvaal were asked to complete a questionnaire dealing with the fluoridation of drinking water.
The results of this comparative study show that paraquat added in vitro inhibited lipid and protein biosynthesis by lung slices from rats and rabbits during the first 2 hours of incubation.