Those patients who showed persistent low oestriol excretion figures, all had overt clinical evidence that placental insufficiency existed and that foetal life was endangered.
The indications for placentography are reviewed.
A simple, safe and efficient technique for early puerperal tubal ligation under local anaesthesia is descriptionbed.
A brief historical account of the vacuum extractor is given.
The haemoglobin, packed-cell volume and serum iron values have been determined in a group of urban Bantu during pregnancy.
In an unselected consecutive series of 8,946 Bantu patients delivered in hospital, 500 (5ï¿½6%) were Rho(D)-negative, of whom 7 (0ï¿½08%) were sensitized.
A case of red degeneration occurring in a fibromyoma where the patient was on oral contraceptive tablets is descriptionbed.
Paper read before the Durban Congress of the S.A. Health Officers' Association, July, 1928.
Chairman's address to the Potchefstrom Division.