Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound

Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound

The critically acclaimed Vascular Diagnosis of Ultrasound returns in a new two-volume edition, offering the most comprehensive information available on the broad spectrum of vascular ultrasound applications. Volume 1:Cerebral and Peripheral Vessels retains the accessible design and structure of the first edition to discuss the available ultrasound technologies, including continuous and pulsed-wave Doppler mode, b-mode, […]

South African Guideline for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Acute Viral Bronchiolitis in Children (Guideline) (Report)

South African Guideline for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Acute Viral Bronchiolitis in Children (Guideline) (Report)

Acute bronchiolitis is defined as viral-induced inflammation of bronchioles. The clinical manifestations occur as a consequence of airway inflammation and air trapping. Bronchiolitis most commonly occurs as an acute illness in children younger than 2 years of age. The most frequent cause is rhinovirus or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection, other respiratory viruses being less […]

Comparative Evaluation of Smear Cytology & Hybrid Capture II for the Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer.

Comparative Evaluation of Smear Cytology & Hybrid Capture II for the Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer.

Background & objectives: There is no ideal screening method for cervical cancer in India with the role of human papilloma virus (HPV) detection yet to be established. This study was undertaken to compare the diagnostic accuracy of HPV testing by hybrid capture II (HC-II) with conventional cervical smear cytology for squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL). Methods: […]

Evaluation of a Locally Produced Rapid Urease Test for the Diagnosis of Helicobacter Pylori Infection (Original Articles) (Report)

Evaluation of a Locally Produced Rapid Urease Test for the Diagnosis of Helicobacter Pylori Infection (Original Articles) (Report)

Background. The rapid urease test (RUT) is used at Groote Schuur Hospital for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection. This is an in-house method, which has not been validated. Objective. To validate our practice of reading the RUT immediately after endoscopy (RU[T.sub.0]), by comparing this with a reading at 24 hours (RU[T.sub.24]) and with histological analysis. Design. […]

Beta-Thalassemia- Institution Based Analysis of Ethnic and Geographic Distribution, Effect of Consanguinity and Safety of Chorionic Villus Sampling As a Diagnostic, Tool for Pre-Natal Diagnosis in Selected Patients (Report)

Beta-Thalassemia- Institution Based Analysis of Ethnic and Geographic Distribution, Effect of Consanguinity and Safety of Chorionic Villus Sampling As a Diagnostic, Tool for Pre-Natal Diagnosis in Selected Patients (Report)

Byline: Khalida Nasreen Abdullah, Waqar Azim and Jawairiah Liaqat Abstract