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SAMJ: South African Medical Journal

On-line version ISSN 2078-5135
Print version ISSN 0256-9574

SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. vol.109 n.12 Pretoria Dec. 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.2019.v109i12.14484 

FROM THE EDITOR

 

Thank you from SAMA and the editors

 

 

The SAMJ reviewers

SAMA and the editors of SAMJ would like to thank all who participated in the peer review process during 2019. We are grateful for the expertise, insight and thoughtful critiques shared with our authors through the review process, and without which maintaining the high standard of our journal would be impossible.

We apologise if any individual reviewer has inadvertently been excluded, and to those reviewers who were recruited after this issue was published.

Amber Abrams

Pete Acker

Miriam Adhikari

Ahmad Alli

Nazeer Alli

Mahmood Ally

Márcio Flávio Araújo

Affirul Ariffin

Yahya Atiya

Chantelle Bagwandeen

Robea Ballo

Antoinette Ba-Nhuz

Ahmed Bhigjee

Prathna Bhola

Shastra Bhoora

David Bishop

Mark Blecher

Marc Blockman

Keith Bolton

Francois Bonnici

Martin Botha

Hanneke Brits

Isabel Brouwer

Stephen Brown

Tawanda Butau

Alex Butchart

Christo Buys

Heloise Buys

Salome Charalambous

Ankia Coetzee

Edward Coetzee

Marius Coetzee

Cheryl Cohen

Maril Conradie

Halima Dawood

Francois de Villiers

Daan den Hollander

Lynette Denny

Wilma Dewitt

Ames Dhai

Stewart Dix-Peek

AK Domingo

Lissanda du Plessis

Geoffrey Dusheiko

Kevin Dzobo

Catherine Egbe

Carina Eksteen

Carla Els

Andreas Engelbrecht

Harriet Etheridge

June Fabian

Sam Filby

Greg Firth

Philip Fischer

Rosemary Foster

Sasha Frade

Bernd Froessler

Bryan Fry

Gabriel Gebhardt

Theo Gerdener

Peter Gichangi

Jeff Gimble

Dominique Goedhals

Paul Goldberg

Lara Nicole Goldstein

Susan Goldstein

Ruan Goller

Perry Gottesfeld

Komalan Govender

Andy Gray

Robin Green

Sherika Hanley

Timothy Hardcastle

Di Hawarden

Revyl Hayley

Peter Heering

Clint Hendrikse

Sandi Holgate

Ebrahim Hoosein

Charlotte Ingram

Debra Jackson

Nkosana Jafta

Stefanus Jansen van Vuuren

Saul Johnson

Josef Jooste

Ben Jugmohan

Udai Kala

Debra Kaminer

Paul Kapp

Leolin Katsidzira

Mahlatse Kgokolo

Natasha Khamisa

Aaabida Khan

Sharon Kling

Judy Kluge

Steven Knight

Steve Koch

Stephen Korsman

Amanda Krause

Neo Ledibane

Naomi Levitt

Vernon Louw

Johnny Mahlangu

Safia Mahomed

Aylwyn Mannell Relebogile Mapuroma

Edmore Marinda

Dipuo Masage

Felistas Mashinya,

Iqbal Master

Angela Mathee

Andrew McDonald

Takafira Mduluza

Ruchika Meel

Ushma Mehta

Peter Millard,

Andre Mochan

D Modi

Elizabeth Molyneux

Michelle Moorhouse

Evelyn Moshkoa Margaret Moss

Ferdinand Mukumbang

Saiqa Mullick

George Muntingh

Mageshree Naicker

Nisha Naicker

Poovi Naidoo

Saloshini Naidoo

Shan Naidoo

Gita Naidu

Trusha Nana

Pradeep Navsaria

Samantha Nicholson

Nokwasi Nkosi

Peter Nourse

Ike Okpechi

Shahed Omar

Frasia Oosthuizen

Jessica Opie

Muhammad Osman

Andy Parrish

Nazia Peer

Olga Perovic

Velisha Perumal

Shrikant Peters

Diantha Pillay

Melanie Pleaner

Wolfgang Preiser

Rivak Punchoo

Tanuhsa Ramdin

Raj Ramesar

Leane Ramsoomar

Brian Rayner

David Rees

Stephen Reid

David Reinders

Helmuth Reuter

Laetitia Rispel

Rietze Rodeth

Chris Rout

Brian Ruff

Claude Sabeta

Shobna Sawry

Janine Scholefield

Neshaad Schrueder

Muki Shey

Joyce Shirinde

Maylene Shung-King

Karen Silwa

Melanie Skeen

Magda Slabbert

Martin Smith

Lisha Sookan

Careni Spencer

Dan Stein

Victoria Stephen

Chantal Stewart

Elmin Steyn

Anne Strode

Myra Taylor

Gerhard Theron

Jacqueline Thomson

Sandie Thomson

Marianne Tiemensma

Andre Troskie

Merika Tsitsi

Mari van der Vywer

Frans Jacob van Wijk

Jan van Zyl

Richard van Zyl-Smit

Per Olav Vandvik

Sithembiso Velaphi

Bonnie Ventor

Adriaan Vlok

Klaus von Pressentin

Tim Walker

Nicola Wearne

Margaret Williams

Robert Wise

Darryl Wood

 

The CME guest editors and authors

As editor of CME and SAMJ, I would like to thank all the guest editors and authors for their truly outstanding contributions to CME during 2019. This is much appreciated, particularly in the face of increasingly heavy clinical and teaching loads.

Stroke and stroke management in South Africa

Guest editors

A Taylor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

NAB Ntusi, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital; Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; and Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Authors

K Bateman, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

R Harrichandparsad, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal and Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, South Africa

S Whitehead, Life Rehabilitation Unit, Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

E Baalbergen, Life Rehabilitation Unit, Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

Health and rehabilitation sciences in a clinical context

Guest editor

NAB Ntusi, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital; Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; and Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Authors

N Naidoo, Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

R Barnes, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

N Mlenzana, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

K Mostert, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

S L Amosun, Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

L Ramma, Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa N Schellack, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa

B Heinze, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Medical genetics, genomics and the future of medicine

Guest editors

K J Fieggen, Division of Human Genetics, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa

NAB Ntusi, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital; Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; and Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Authors

A Krause, Division of Human Genetics, National Health Laboratory Service and School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa K J Fieggen, Division of Human Genetics, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa

L A Lambie, Genetics National Reference Laboratory, Ampath Trust, Pretoria, and Division of Human Genetics, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

K A Donald, Division of Developmental Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

N Laing, Division of Human Genetics, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

S M Kraus, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town; and The Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, Hatter Institute of Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

G Shaboodien, The Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, Hatter Institute of Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

N A B Ntusi, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town; The Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, Hatter Institute of Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; and Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

R S Ramesar, MRC Research Unit for Genomic and Precision Medicine, Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pathology, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa J de Vries, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

N S Munung, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Diabetes in pregnancy

Guest editors and authors

S Adam, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa S Dias, Biomedical Research and Innovation Platform (BRIP), South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town; and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

P Rheeder, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

C Pheiffer, Biomedical Research and Innovation Platform (BRIP), South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town; and Division of Medical Physiology, Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

Haematological malignancies

Guest editors

V J Louw, Chair and Head, Division of Clinical Haematology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

NAB Ntusi, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital; Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; and Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Authors

K Antel, Division of Haematology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa E Verburgh, Division of Haematology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa B L Houston, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; and Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

E Rimmer, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; and Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

R Zarychanski, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; and Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

M Seftel, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

F Fazel, Division of Clinical Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg Academic Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa F Bassa, Division of Clinical Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg Academic Hospital and Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

P F Wessels, Ampath Laboratories; and Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

C E Menard, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; and Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

A Ponnampalam, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; and Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Bridget Farham

Editor

ugqirha@iafrica.com

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