An analysis of ovarian neoplasms seen at Groote Schuur Hospital during the 10-year period 1966-1975 shows a relatively high incidence of mature cystic teratomas when compared with European and North American experience.
Rheumatoid arthritis can be controlled by the use of an increasing range of slow-acting drugs and treatments whose mode of action, currently unexplained or lacking a rational basis, may eventually provide a better understanding of the disease.
Intermittent catheterization has been well descriptionbed and found to be very successful in the management of what is possibly the major cause of severe illness, even death, in paraplegia - namely bladder infection.
Ketamine, a cataleptic analgesic substance which theoretically may block pain receptors in the spinal cord, providing pain relief without respiratory depression, was injected intrathecally with or without benzethonium chloride 0,1 mg/ml (a preservative) into 8 monkeys under anaesthesia.
Transplantation of an intact or partially hepatectomized auxiliary liver graft has been shown to result in a marked regenerative response (as measured by thymidine kinase activity and mitotic index) in the donor liver, apparently associated with rejection.