Induction of ovulation with gonadotropins is discussed, and gonadotropic preparations available are enumerated.
The attitudes to pregnancy and contraception of 202 women attending the Antenatal Clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital were determined by a social worker who completed a questionnaire on each patient.
The first 1 000 new cases seen by the diagnostic ultrasound service of Groote Schuur Hospital are reviewed.
Seventeen cases of toxaemia were induced with either prostaglandin F2a, or oxytocin, and water balance was estimated during 6 hours of labour.
The use of HCG is descriptionbed in 20 cases of threatened miscarriage with additional evidence that these cases were particularly at risk. Seven cases aborted.
Serum concentrations of human chorionic somatomammotropin (HCS) during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy have been measured in 173 patients, using an alcohol precipitation radio-immunoassay procedure.
The management of premature labour at Groote Schuur Hospital is reviewed.
This presents the first reported case of severe haemolytic disease of the newborn caused by anti-Coa and the first case of anti-Coa stimulated by pregnancy alone.
A brief historical review of the literature of intra-uterine cephalometry is presented.
The results of intra-uterine cephalometry on 82 cases are presented.
The rationale for the us e of cephalopelvimetry is discussed.
Seventy cases of brow presentation delivered over a 5-year period are reviewed.
This study, involving the relief of painful labour by epidural block, supports previous evidence as to its efficacy and safety.
A case of primary tubal carcinoma is presented.
Thirty-six cases of traumatic lesions of the vagina are presented.
A case is presented of partial uterine gangrene after induced abortion.