The aim of our study was to assess the quality of hypertension detection and management at the Senaoane polyclinic for Black patients in Soweto and to determine the degree of patient compliance with antihypertensive drug treatment.
A double-blind placebo-controlled study of ranitidine 150 mg given twice daily for 4 weeks was carried out in 80 ambulant patients with endoscopically proven duodenal ulceration.
Seventy-two patients with endoscopically proven gastric ulcers were entered into a prospective controlled trial to assess the efficacy of ranitidine and cimetidine in ulcer healing.
The clinical ambit of the electro-encephalogram (EEG) is discussed for the benefit of practitioners who do not regularly use this procedure.
The role of coronary artery spasm in the production of angina at rest is emphasized.
A patient with a large left atrial mass is descriptionbed in whom real-time two-dimensional (2-D) echocardiography provided images of exceptionally high quality.
Two patients with ankylosing spondylitis and fibrocavitating pulmonary disease are descriptionbed.