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The present study aimed to validate ThermoFisher's (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Runcorn, Cheshire, UK) Papspin (PS) for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing by in-house PCR and by the Hybrid Capture II (HC2) assay and to compare the results with those obtained using Specimen Transport Medium (STM) (Digene Diagnostics, Gaithersburg, MD, USA). Forty-five patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility of performing laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) on women referred for total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH). DESIGN Prospective intervention study on women referred for TAH from a gynaecological outpatient clinic. SETTING Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town. This institution accepts patient referrals(More)
We report the case of a patient who, at 28-week amenorrhea, presented with spontaneous hemoperitoneum in a pre-eclamptic syndrome. When caesarean section was performed, abdominal exploration revealed a liver hematoma which caused the rupture of Glisson's capsule. The related literature is reviewed.
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