Hendrik S. Cronjé

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OBJECTIVE This multinational, multicentre, prospective, randomised, double blind, parallel group, non-inferiority study compared the efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin monotherapy with ofloxacin plus metronidazole in women with uncomplicated pelvic inflammatory disease. METHODS Women from hospitals throughout 13 countries received a 14 day course of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing (EBVS) with traditional suturing during vaginal hysterectomy. METHODS In a randomized controlled trial involving 68 women undergoing vaginal hysterectomy for benign disease, 37 procedures were performed using EBVS and 31 using traditional suturing. The end points were procedure time, blood loss,(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the age-specific prevalence rates of cancer of the cervix in South African women presenting for screening. DESIGN A multicentre prevalence survey in 10 geographically defined areas following a common core protocol. Services were located in existing service sites, with the exception of KwaZulu-Natal which used a mobile service. Women(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to review patients with granulosa and theca cell tumors as filed in the Emil Novak Ovarian Tumor Registry. STUDY DESIGN Our study was a descriptive, retrospective study of 454 case records. RESULTS The reviewed diagnoses were for 97 patients with granulosa cell tumors, 116 with theca cell tumors, and 97 with granulosa-theca(More)
OBJECTIVES The effect of HIV-infection on the clinical course of critically ill obstetrical patients by means of a case-control study was evaluated. METHODS Over one calendar year 440 patients were admitted to a high risk obstetrical unit. All patients were tested for HIV-infection. HIV-positive patients were included in the study group and two(More)
To evaluate the results of the posterior intravaginal slingplasty (IVS). From a urogynecology database, 42 patients who had undergone posterior IVS procedures were analyzed. All the selected patients had also had a posterior colporrhaphy (88% with mesh inserted into the rectovaginal space). Intraoperatively, there was one complication, a rectum perforation.(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the results of cytologic examination, cervicography, direct acetic acid test, and magnified acetic acid test (speculoscopy) with the results of histologic examination. STUDY DESIGN The study was a prospective, descriptive, and analytic study that included 1286 women in a primary health facility who were(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare three screening tests for cervical neoplasia. METHOD Women (6301) were screened simultaneously with cytology, cervicography and the acetic acid test (AAT). Biopsies were taken from the acetowhite lesions and every fifth seemingly normal cervix. Positive cases (both at screening and histology) were referred for colposcopy. The(More)