Vol 103, No 8 (2013)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The circle of life PDF HTML
Carol-Ann Benn 496

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 497


Rape in South Africa − call to action PDF HTML
Gerald Paul Baldrey 498
Carcinoma of the cervix − the hopeless disease PDF HTML
Jonathan Victor Larsen 498-499
Child sexual abuse exacerbated by inadequate services PDF HTML
Susan Grabe 499
Will the Department of Health and the Minister make the same mistake twice? PDF HTML
Clint Richard Cronning 499-500
Ebola outbreak in Uganda: What we can and can not see from query trends PDF HTML
Rodrigo Martin Carrillo-Larco, Mariana Ramos 500


Epitomising hope: From poverty to world-class healer PDF HTML
Neglected high-risk groups a top priority in AIDS prevention/treatment PDF HTML
RWOPS abuse ‘eroding ethical standards of juniors’ PDF HTML
RWOPS abuse could cost, or even ruin, offenders PDF HTML


Willie Mukheiber PDF HTML
Roy O Wise 509


Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: To test or not to test, that is the question PDF HTML
Collet Dandara, Jacqui Greenberg, Lindsay Lambie, Zane Lombard, Thirona Naicker, Raj Ramesar, Michele Ramsay, Lisa Roberts, Magda Theron, Phillip Venter, Soraya Bardien-Kruger 510-512
Obstetric risk avoidance: Will anyone be offering obstetrics in private practice by the end of the decade? PDF HTML
Graham Robert Howarth 513-514


Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention: Ready for prime time in South Africa? PDF HTML
Robyn Eakle, W D F Venter, Helen Rees 515-516
Clinical issues in genetic testing for multifactorial diseases PDF HTML
Michael Francis Urban 517
Neonatal mortality in South Africa: How are we doing and can we do better? PDF HTML
Lizel Georgi Lloyd, Wilma de Witt 518-519
Maternal health: There is cause for optimism PDF HTML
Rosie Burton 520-521


MammaPrint Pre-screen Algorithm (MPA) reduces chemotherapy in patients with early-stage breast cancer PDF HTML
Kathleen A Grant, Justus P Apffelstaedt, Colleen A Wright, Ettienne Myburgh, Rika Pienaar, Manie de Klerk, Maritha J Kotze 522-526
Breast cancer clinicopathological presentation, gravity and challenges in Eritrea, East Africa: Management practice in a resource-poor setting PDF HTML
Asmerom Tesfamariam, Andemariam Gebremichael, Jacob Mufunda 526-528
Implementation of a breast cancer genetic service in South Africa – lessons learned PDF HTML
Mardelle Schoeman, Justus P Apffelstaedt, Karin Baatjes, Michael Urban 529-533
Impact of inter-facility transport on maternal mortality in the Free State Province PDF HTML
Marthinus Gerhardus Schoon 534-537
Review of causes of maternal deaths in Botswana in 2010 PDF
S Ray, F D Madzimbamuto, D Ramogola-Masire, R Phillips, K D Mogobe, M Haverkamp, M Mokatedi, M Motana 537-542
Maternal and fetal outcomes of HIV-infected and non-infected pregnant women admitted to two intensive care units in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa PDF HTML
N C Ngene, J Moodley, P Songca, R von Rahden, F Paruk, C O Onyia, S van der Linde 543-548
An assessment of the implementation of the National Therapeutic Programme for pregnant women within the City of Cape Town district PDF HTML
Heila Grundlingh, Marietjie Herselman, Per Ole Iversen 549-551
A comparison of pregnancy dating methods commonly used in South Africa: A prospective study PDF HTML
Lut Geerts, Elizabeth Poggenpoel, Gerhard Theron 552-556
Safety, feasibility and efficacy of a rapid ART initiation in pregnancy pilot programme in Cape Town, South Africa PDF HTML
Samantha Black, Rose Zulliger, Landon Myer, Rebecca Marcus, Sharon Jeneker, Reghana Taliep, David Pienaar, Robin Wood, Linda-Gail Bekker 557-562
Functional MRI language mapping in pre-surgical epilepsy patients: Findings from a series of patients in the Epilepsy Unit at Mediclinic Constantiaberg PDF HTML
Victoria L Ives-Deliperi, James T Butler, Ernesta M Meintjes 563-567


South African recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis: An algorithm for the standard of care in 2013 PDF HTML
Bridget Hodkinson, Elsa van Duuren, Clive Pettipher, Asgar Kalla 576-585


SAGES Congress, 16 - 18 August 2013, Drakensberg, South Africa PDF HTML


CPD questionnaire PDF