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SAMJ: South African Medical Journal
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SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. vol.102 no.6 Cape Town June 2012

 From the Editor
  
 ·  Euthanasia: no dignity in death in the absence of an ethos of respect for human lifes
Ncayiyana, Daniel J

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 Editor's Choice
  
 
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 Correspondence
  
 ·  Imprisonment and torture of doctors in Bahrain
Lazarus, Colin

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 ·  SAMA speaks out about the victimisation of doctors in Bahrain
Sonderup, Mark

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 ·  Legal imperatives for consent for children participating in research
Naidoo, Shan

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 ·  Stem cell therapy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Henning, Franclo; Carr, Jonathan

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 ·  Hydatid cysts of the breast and parotid gland
du Plessis, Johlene

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 Erratum
  
 
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 Izindaba
  
 ·  Silicosis: 10 000 gold miners getting set to sue
Bateman, Chris

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 ·  Ubuntu research values needed for Africa
Chris, Bateman

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 ·  'Formulaic' gender-abuse guidelines seldom followed
Bateman, Chris

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 ·  Govt steps up to stop corrosion of health research
Bateman, Chris

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 Orbituary
  
 ·  Willem Abraham Cronjé
Krüger, Johan

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 History of Medicine
  
 ·  Transplantation of the heart: an overview of 40 years' clinical and research experience at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town. Part I. Surgical experience and clinical studies
Hassoulas, J

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 ·  Transplantation of the heart: an overview of 40 years' clinical and research experience at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town.Part II. Laboratory research experience
Hassoulas, J

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 ·  Hospital-acquired infections : when are hospitals legally liable?
McQuoid-Mason, David

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 Editorial
  
 ·  A community officer's perspective of a rural hospital in KwaZulu-Natal
Perumal, Rubeshan; Padayatchi, Nesri

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 Research
  
 ·  Dermatological manifestations of measles infection in hospitalised paediatric patients observed in the 2009 - 2011: Western Cape epidemic
Tod, Bianca; Carrara, Henri; Levin, Michael; Todd, Gail

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 ·  Delay in commencing treatment for MDR TB at a specialised TB treatment centre in KwaZulu-Natal
Narasimooloo, R; Ross, A

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 ·  Aminoglycoside: induced hearing loss in HIV-positive and HIV-negative multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients
Harris, Tashneem; Bardien, Soraya; Schaaf, H Simon; Petersen, Lucretia; de Jong, Greetje; Fagan, Johannes J

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 ·  Fresh-frozen plasma use in a South African tertiary hospital
Visser, Adele; Geldenhuys, Annelize; Samantha, du Preez; van de Yver, Annemarie

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 ·  Helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomised comparative trial of 7-day versus 14-day triple therapy
Sokwala, Ahmed; Mahesh, V Shah; Devani, Smita; Yonga, Gerald

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 ·  Suicidal ideation and attempt among South African medical students
van Niekerk, L; Scribante, L; Raubenheimer, P J

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 ·  A randomised controlled trial of suture materials used for caesarean section skin closure: Do wound infection rates differ?
Chunder, A; Devjee, J; Khedun, S M; Moodley, J; Esterhuizen, T

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 Preface
  
 ·  Centenary of the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences
Seggie, Janet L; Fieggen, Graham; Greenberg, Jacqueline; Kathard, Harsha; Henley, Lesley

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 Editorial
  
 ·  UCT@100.great!
van Niekerk, J P de V

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 ·  100 years of UCT's Faculty of Health Sciences
Jacobs, Professor Marian

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 History
  
 ·  Contributions of the University of Cape Town to medical science in the first 100 years: personal reflections
Saunders, Stuart

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 ·  The University of Cape Town's Medical Faculty and Groote Schuur Hospital
Sanders, Hannah-Reeve; Kane-Berman, Jocelyne

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 ·  The place and the person: named buildings, rooms and places on the campus of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
Dent, David M; Perez, Gonda

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 ·  The Students' Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (SHAWCO) of the University of Cape Town: a review of the past 69 years
Favara, D M; Mendelsohn, S C

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 ·  Health activism in Cape Town: a case study of the Health Workers Society
Pick, W; Claassen, J W B; Grange, C A le; Hussey, G D

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 ·  From medical manners to moral reasoning: an historical overview of bioethics in the University of Cape Town's Faculty of Health Sciences
Benatar, Solomon R; Benatar, David

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 ·  Our surgical heritage: the role of the Department of Paediatric Surgery in the development of paediatric surgery in Cape Town, in Africa, and around the world
Rode, Heinz; Millar, Alastair J W

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 Reflections
  
 ·  The state and future of research at the University of Cape Town's Faculty of Health Sciences
Hussey, Gregory D; Hawkridge, Anthony

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 ·  Anaesthesia: what has the University of Cape Town contributed?
Thomas, Jennifer M; Reed, Anthony R; Gordon, Peter C; Dyer, Robert A; James, Michael F

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 ·  The gynaecological subspecialties: Advances in women's health
van der Spuy, Zephne M; Dyer, Silke J; Jeffery, Stephen T; Denny, Lynette A

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 ·  Fifty years of porphyria at the University of Cape Town
Meissner, Peter N; Corrigall, Anne V; Hift, RichardJ

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 ·  From the pursuit of excellence to the quest for significance: Promotion of a Childsafe South Africa
van As, A B (Sebastian); Millar, Alastair J W

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 ·  The University of Cape Town taught me how to challenge beliefs
Noakes, Timothy David

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 ·  A rural perspective: four stories
Nash, Jenny; Rapatsa, Alwyn; Reid, Steve; Gaunt, Ben

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 ·  The Surgical Society of the University of Cape Town: a society on the cutting edge
Leusink, Astrid; Hoffman, Ross

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 ·  SATVI: after 10 years closing in on a new and better vaccine to prevent tuberculosis
Hanekom, Willem A; Hawkridge, Anthony; Mahomed, Hassan; Scriba, Thomas J; Tameris, Michele; Hughes, Jane; Hatherill, Mark; Day, Cheryl L; Hussey, Gregory D

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 ·  From comprehensive medicine to public health at the University of Cape Town: A 40-year journey
Hoffman, M; Coetzee, D; Hodes, R; London, L

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 ·  The University of Cape Town's contribution to medical genetics in Africa : from the past into the future
Beighton, P; Fieggen, K; Wonkam, A; Ramesar, R; Greenberg, J

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 ·  No health without mental health: Establishing psychiatry as a major discipline in an African Faculty of Health Sciences
GillisI, Lynn; Robertson, Brian A; Zabow, Tuviah; Stein, Dan J

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 ·  South African HIV-1 vaccine candidates : the journey from the bench to clinical trials
Williamson, Anna-Lise; Rybicki, Ed; Shephard, Enid; Gray, Glenda; Bekker, Linda-Gail; Downing, Katrina; Williamson, Carolyn

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 ·  Biomedical engineering at the University of Cape Town : challenges and opportunities
Douglas, Tania S

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 Review
  
 ·  Approaches to target identification and validation for tuberculosis drug discovery: A University of Cape Town perspective
Warner, Digby F; Mizrahi, Valerie

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 ·  Shedding the load of hypertension: The proteolytic processing of angiotensin-converting enzyme
Ehlers, Mario R W; Gordon, Kerry; Schwager, Sylva L U; Sturrock, Edward D

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 ·  Haematological complications of HIV infection
Opie, Jessica

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 Clinical Practice
  
 ·  Masithethe: Speech and language development and difficulties in isiXhosa
Pascoe, Michelle; Smouse, Mantoa

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 ·  Herpetic ulcer of the eyelids in an immunocompromised patient
du Toit, Nagib; van der Merwe, Junet

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 ·  The complexity of HIV vasculopathy
Stanley, Alan; Candy, Sally; Levin, Candyce; Heckmann, Jeannine M

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 Education
  
 ·  Health Sciences undergraduate education at the University of Cape Town: A story of transformation
Hartman, N; Kathard, H; Perez, G; Reid, S; Irlam, J; Gunston, G; Janse van Rensburg, V; Burch, V; Duncan, M; Hellenberg, D; van Rooyen, I; Smouse, M; Sikakana, C; Badenhorst, E; Ige, B

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 Analysis
  
 ·  Polyglutamine disease: From pathogenesis to therapy
Watson, Lauren M; Scholefield, Janine; Greenberg, L Jacquie; Wood, Matthew J A

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 ·  Improving poisoning diagnosis and surveillance of street pesticides
Rother, Hanna-Andrea

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 ·  What healthcare financing changes are needed to reach universal coverage in South Africa?
McIntyre, Diane

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 ·  Cardioprotection from metabolism to molecules to certainties
Opie, Lionel H

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 ·  Inflammatory pathways in cervical cancer - the University of Cape Town's contribution
Sales, Kurt J; Katz, Arieh A

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 ·  Renal transplantation between HIV-positive donors and recipients justified
Muller, Elmi; Barday, Zunaid; Mendelson, Marc; Kahn, Delawir

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 Research
  
 ·  The prevalence and burden of pain and other symptoms among South Africans attending HAART clinics
Farrant, Lindsay; Gwyther, Liz; Dinat, Natalya; Mmoledi, Keletso; Hatta, Ntombi; Harding, Richard

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 ·  Remote sensing of HIV care programmes using centrally collected laboratory results: Can we monitor ART programme effectiveness?
Morrow, Carl; Munro, Alison; Wilke, Marisa; Stark, Ruth; Wood, Robin

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 ·  Burden of antituberculosis and antiretroviral drug-induced liver injury at a secondary hospital in South Africa
Schutz, Charlotte; Ismail, Zahiera; Proxenos, Charles John; Marais, Suzaan; Burton, Rosie; Kenyon, Chris; Maartens, Gary; Wilkinson, Robert J; Graeme, Meintjes

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 ·  Immunological characterisation of an unmasking TB-IRIS case
Wilkinson, Katalin A; Meintjes, Graeme; Seldon, Ronnett; Goliath, Rene; Wilkinson, Robert J

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 ·  Advances in childhood tuberculosis - contributions from the University of Cape Town
Heather, J Zar; Eley, Brian; Nicol, Mark P; Figaji, Anthony; Hawkridge, Anthony

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 ·  The effect of physiological concentrations of bile acids on the in vitro growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Epstein, D; Mistry, K; Whitelaw, A; Watermeyer, G; Pettengell, K E

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 ·  Complement component C5 and C6 mutation screening indicated in meningococcal disease in South Africa
Owen, E P; Leisegang, F; Whitelaw, A; Simpson, J; Baker, S; Wurzner, R; Potter, P; Orren, A

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 ·  The role of the Infectious Diseases Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital in addressing South Africa's greatest burden of disease
Pandie, Mishal; van der Plas, Helen; Maartens, Gary; Mendelson, Marc

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 ·  The characteristics of juvenile myasthenia gravis among South Africans
Heckmann, J M; Hansen, P; Toorn, R van; Lubbe, E; Janse van Rensburg, E; Wilmshurst, J

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 ·  Phaco-emulsification versus manual small-incision cataract surgery in South Africa
Cook, Colin; Carrara, Henri; Myer, Landon

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 ·  Early outcomes of thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke in a South African tertiary care centre
Wasserman, Sean; Bryer, Alan

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 ·  Functioning at 6 months post stroke following discharge from inpatient rehabilitation
Rouillard, Susan; De Weerdt, Willy; De Wit, Liesbet; Jelsma, Jennifer

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 ·  Twelve-month outcomes of patients admitted to the acute general medical service at Groote Schuur Hospital
Stuart-Clark, H; Vorajee, N; Zuma, S; van Niekerk, L; Burch, V; Raubenheimer, P; Peter, J G

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 ·  Outcome in decompensated alcoholic cirrhotic patients with acute variceal bleeding
Krige, J E J; Kotze, U K; Sayed, R; Burmeister, S; Bernon, M; Chinnery, G

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 ·  Treatment of carcinoma of the anal canal at Groote Schuur Hospital
Robertson, B; Shepherd, L; Abratt, R P; Hunter, A; Goldberg, P

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 ·  Diagnosing breast cancer: An opportunity for innovative engineering
Vaughan, Christopher L; Evans, Michael D

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 ·  Lowering the alcohol content of red wine does not alter its cardioprotective properties
Lamont, Kim; Blackhurst, Dee; Albertyn, Zulfah; Marais, David; Lecour, Sandrine

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 ·  Trauma and violence in the later stone age of southern Africa
Morris, Alan G

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 ·  Low acceptability of medical male circumcision as an HIV/AIDS prevention intervention within a South African community that practises traditional circumcision
Mark, Daniella; Middelkoop, Keren; Black, Samantha; Roux, Surita; Fleurs, Llewellyn; Wood, Robin; Bekker, Linda-Gail

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 ·  Racial discrimination: Experiences of black medical school alumni at the University of Cape Town, 1945 - 1994
Perez, A M; Ahmed, N; London, L

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 ·  Access to livelihood assets among youth with and without disabilities in South Africa: Implications for health professional education
Theresa, Lorenzo; Cramm, Jane Murray

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 ·  Infant-parent psychotherapy at primary care level: Establishment of a service
Berg, Astrid

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