Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
New clinical skills training centre aims to improve quality and safety

New clinical skills training centre aims to improve quality and safety[Nicci Botha] The quality and outcomes of the health service often boils down to getting the basics right, such as employing best practices in clinical procedures...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Frank Graewe
SOUTH AFRICA
World's first successful penile transplant at Tygerberg

World's first successful penile transplant at Tygerberg[Frank Graewe] A team of pioneering surgeons from Stellenbosch University (SU) and Tygerberg Hospital in Belville performed the first successful penile transplant in the world in a marathon nine-hour operation...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Frank Graewe
SOUTH AFRICA
Breakthrough craniofacial surgery performed at Tygerberg Academic Hospital

Breakthrough craniofacial surgery performed at Tygerberg Academic Hospital[Frank Graewe] Professor Frank Graewe teamed up with the World Craniofacial Foundation and Smile Foundation SA to help give normal lives to two African girls who suffered from serious skull defects...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Frank Graewe
SOUTH AFRICA
Breakthrough craniofacial surgery: Round 2

Akikere: before and after
Akikere: before and after
[Frank Graewe] Almost a year after undergoing life-changing operations for serious skull defects, two young girls returned to South Africa for their final surgeries...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Frank Graewe
SOUTH AFRICA
Breast reconstruction and radiation therapy - is it really safe?

Breast reconstruction and radiation therapy - is it really safe?[Frank Graewe] It has been shown that adjuvant radiotherapy after mastectomy significantly reduces local recurrence rates and improves overall survival in node-positive breast cancer patients...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Frank Graewe
SOUTH AFRICA
Keloid surgery gives a man his life back

Keloid surgery gives a man his life back[Frank Graewe] Aaron Hairundu from Windhoek, Namibia started developing keloids in his early 20s...

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Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
SU's second successful penis transplant

SU's second successful penis transplant[Nicci Botha] Stellenbosch University's faculty of medicine and health sciences announced today that it has performed a second successful penile transplant...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Urgent need to restructure SA's organ transplant process

Urgent need to restructure SA's organ transplant process[Danette Breitenbach] The drop in the number of organ transplants is indicative of a need to change the procurement process under the auspices of a new authority...

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Frank Graewe
SOUTH AFRICA
What are craniofacial syndromes?

What are craniofacial syndromes?[Frank Graewe] In the first of a series of three, Professor Frank Graewe broadly outlines the exact nature of craniofacial deformities and syndromes...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Ain't no mountain high enough

The Kilimanjaro Challenge 2014 team at the summit
The Kilimanjaro Challenge 2014 team at the summit
[Nicci Botha] A group of Wits medical students will be tackling the highest peak in Africa to bring smiles to the faces of some very special children...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Chamendran Naidoo
SOUTH AFRICA
Once, twice, three times a 'ladyboy': A case of transsexualism

Chamendran Naidoo[Chamendran Naidoo] Summer vacation is upon us, oh my readers. Conjured images appear of transoceanic flights, bleached Thai beach sand and sensual massages often concluded with the legendary 'happy ending'. Many of these 'happy endings' however have ended in a 'not-so-happy surprise' when the patron discovers his coy mistress to be a smiling mister.

Posted 6 years ago | Like