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2008

Authored books

Khumalo, N.P. 2008. Genes for Teens. Cape Town: Yigugu Publishers. 79pp. ISBN 978 0 620 41012 0.

Opie, L.H. and Gersh, B. 2008. Drugs for the Heart. 7th Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Philadelphia. 502pp. ISBN 978 1 4160 6158 8.

Edited books

Opie, L.H. and Yellon, D.M. (eds) 2008. Cardiology at the Limits. 161pp. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press. ISBN 978 1 91989 513 0.

Chapters in books

Cohen, K. 2008. Essential drugs for primary care facilities. In D. Wilson, S. Naidoo, L.G. Bekker, M. Cotton and G. Maartens (eds), Handbook of HIV Medicine, pp. 550-558. South Africa: Oxford University Press Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. ISBN 978 0 19 576135 1.

Cohen, K. 2008. Micronutrient and complementary therapies. In D. Wilson, S. Naidoo, L.G. Bekker, M. Cotton and G. Maartens (eds), Handbook of HIV Medicine, pp. 635-638. South Africa: Oxford University Press Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. ISBN 978 0 19 576135 1.

Cohen, K. 2008. Primary care approach. In D. Wilson, S. Naidoo, L.G. Bekker, M. Cotton and G. Maartens (eds), Handbook of HIV Medicine, pp. 559-574. South Africa: Oxford University Press Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. ISBN 978 0 19 576135 1.

Blockman, M. and Folb, P.I. 2008. Clinical pharmacology and drug policy. In C.J. van Boxtel, B. Santoso and I.R. Edwards (eds), Drug Benefits and Risks, pp. 57-64. 2nd Edition. Amsterdam: Ios Press. ISBN 978 1 58603 880 9.

Jessop, S.J. and Whitelaw, D. 2008. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus. In H. Williams, M. Bigby, T. Diepgen, A. Herxheimer, L. Naldi and B. Rzany (eds), Evidence-based dermatology, pp. 549-558. 2nd Edition. Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers. ISBN 978 1 4051 4518 3.

Kew, M.C. 2008. Hepatitis B virus and hepatocellular carcinoma. In C.L. Lai and S. Locarnini (eds), Hepatitis B Virus, pp. 14.1 - 14.12. 2nd Edition. London: International Medical Press. ISBN 978 1 901769 14 2.

Kirtschig, G., Khumalo, N.P., Venning, V. and Wojnarowska, F. 2008. Acquired subepidermal bullous diseases. In H. Williams, M. Bigby, T. Diepgen, A. Herxheimer, L. Naldi and B. Rzany (eds), Evidence-based dermatology, pp. 573-580. 2nd Edition. Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers.  ISBN 978 1 4051 4518 3.

Mayosi, B.M. 2008. Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine. In M. Eddleston, R. Davidson, A. Brent and R. Wilkinson (eds), Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, pp. 329-361. 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978 0 19 920409 0.

Meintjes, G. and Parrish, A. 2008. HIV/AIDS. In M. Eddleston, R. Davidson, A. Brent and R. Wilkinson (eds), Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, pp. 67-138. 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978 0 19 920409 0.

Mendelson, M. 2008. Gastroenterology. M. Eddleston, R. Davidson, A. Brent and R. Wilkinson (eds), Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, pp. 269-327. 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978 0 19 920409 0.

Ntsekhe, M. 2008. Human immunodeficiency and the heart. In L.H. Opie and Yellon, D.M. (eds), Cardiology at the Limits, pp. 115-126. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press (PTY) Ltd. ISBN 978 1 91989-513-0.

Opie, L.H. 2008. Mechanisms of cardiac contraction and relaxation. In P. Libby, R.O. Bonow, D.L. Mann, D.P. Zipes and E. Braunwald (eds), Braunwald's Heart Disease, pp. 509-539. 8th Edition. Philadelpia: W B Saunders Co-Elsevier Inc. ISBN 978 1 4160 4106 8.

Rayner, B.L. and Schwellnus, M.P. 2008. Exercise and the kidney. In M.P. Schwellnus (ed.), The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport, pp. 375-389. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN 9781405156370.

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

Aban, I.B., Wolfe, G.I., Cutter, G.R., Kaminski, H.J., Jaretski, A., Minisman, G., Conwit, R., Newsom-Davis, J., Heckmann, J.M., Mazia, C., Gabriel, C., Evoli, A., King, A., Antonnini, G., Oger, J., Katirji, K., Lecky, B., Nix, W., Pulley, M., Tosta, E. and Yoshikawa, H. 2008. The MGTX experience: challenges in planning and executing an international multicenter clinical trial. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 201-202: 80-84.

Ainslie, G.M., Awotedu, A., Bateman, E.D., Brink, A., Feldman, C., Greenblatt, M.S., Irusen, E., Joubert, J., Krige, L., Maartens, G., Mpe, M.J., Mzileni, M.O., O'Brien, J., Pansegrouw, D., Perovic, O., Plit, M., Ras, G., Richards, G., Sieling, W.L., Smith, C., Visser, S.S., Willcox, P.A. and Wong, M. 2007. Management of community-acquired pneumonia in adults. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 97(12): 1295-1306.

Anand, S.S., Islam, S., Rosengren, A., Franzosi, M., Steyn, K., Yusufali, A.H., Keltai, M., Diaz, R., Rangarajan, S. and Yusuf, S. 2008. Risk factors for myocardial infarction in women and men: insights from the INTERHEART study. European Heart Journal, 29: 932-940.

Andrews, S., Mendelson, M., Hefer, E., Venter, W.D.F., Variava, E. and Wulfsohn, A. 2008. Post-exposure prophylaxis. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, 9(3): 36-46.

Badri, M., Lawn, S.D. and Wood, R. 2008. Utility of CD4 cell counts for early prediction of virological failure during antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting. BMC Infectious Diseases, 8:89. [Online]. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/8/89.

Barnes, K.I., Little, F., Mabuza, A., Mngomezulu, N., Govere, J., Durrheim, D., Roper, C., Watkins, B. and White, N. 2008. Increased gametocytemia after treatment: an early parasitological indicator of emerging sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance in falciparum  malaria. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 197: 1605-1613.

Barnes, K.I., Watkins, W. and White, N. 2008. Antimalarial dosing regimens and drug resistance. Trends in Parasitology, 24(3): 127-134.

Bartley, P.C., Bogoev, M., Larsen, J. and Philotheou, A. 2008. Long-term efficacy and safety of insulin detemir compared to neutral protamine hagedorn insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes using a treat-to-target basal-bolus regimen with insulin aspart at meals: a 2-year, randomized, controlled trial. Diabetic Medicine, 25: 442-449.

Bateman, E.D., Bousquet, J., Busse, W., Clark, T., Gul, N., Gibbs, M. and Pedersen, S. 2008. Stability of asthma control with regular treatment: an analysis of the Gaining Optimal Asthma controL (GOAL) study. Allergy, 63: 932-938.

Bateman, E.D., Hurd, S.S., Barnes, P.J., Bousquet, J., Drazen, J.M., Fitzgerald, M., Gibson, P., Ohta, K., O'Byrne, P., Pedersen, S.E., Pizzichini, E., Sullivan, S.D., Wenzel, S.E. and Zar, H.J. 2008. Global strategy for asthma management and prevention: GINA executive summary. European Respiratory Journal, 31: 143-178.

Bateman, E.D., Linnhof, A.E., Homik, L., Freudensprung, U., Smau, L. and Engelstatter, R. 2008. Comparison of twice-daily inhaled ciclesonide and fluticasone propionate in patients with moderate to severe persistent asthma. Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 21: 264-275.

Bateman, E.D., Nelson, H., Bousquet, J., Kral, K., Sutton, L., Ortega, H. and Yancey, S. 2008. Meta-analysis: effects of adding salmeterol to inhaled corticosteroids on serious asthma-related events. Annals of Internal Medicine, 149: 33-42.

Bateman, E.D., Van Dyk, M. and Sagriotis, A. 2008. Comparable spirometric efficacy of tiotropium compared with salmeterol plus fluticasone in patients with COPD: A pilot study. Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 21: 20-25.

Beeton-Kempen, N., Shoko, A. and Blackburn, J. 2008. Personalizing protein-drug interactions. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 80(8): 1811-1820.

Benatar, S.R. and Upshur, R. 2008. Dual loyalty of physicians in the military and in civilian life. American Journal of Public Health, 98(12): 2161-2167.

Bicanic, T., Wood, R., Meintjes, G., Rebe, K., Brouwer, A., Loyse, A., Bekker, L., Jaffar, S. and Harrison, T. 2008. High-dose amphoteracin B with flucytosine for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV-infected patients: a randomized trial. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 47: 123-130.

Bisson, G.P., Gross, R., Bellamy, S., Chittams, J., Hislop, M., Regensberg, L., Frank, I., Maartens, G. and Nachega, J.B. 2008. Pharmacy refill adherence compared with CD4 count changes for monitoring HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy. Plos Medicine, 5(5): e109.

Blom, D., Marais, A.D., Retterstol, K., Stein, E.A., Ycas, J., Gu, Z. and Miller, E. 2008. Rosuvastatin reduced non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol and lipoprotein remnants in patients with dysbetalipoproteinemia (Fredrickson type III hyperlipoproteinemia). Journal of Clinical Lipidology, 2: 418-425.

Blom, D., RAAL, F. and Marais, A.D. 2008. Discovering familial hypercholesterolaemia. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98(4): 232.

Boulle, A.M., Bock, P., Osler, M., Cohen, K., Channing, L., Hilderbrand, K., Mothibi, E., Zweigenthal, V., Slingers, N., Cloete, K. and Abdullah, F. 2008. Antiretroviral therapy and early mortality in South Africa. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86: 678-687.

Boulle, A.M., Van Cutsem, G.V., Cohen, K., Hilderbrand, K., Mathee, S., Abrahams, M., Goemaere, E., Coetzee, D.J. and Maartens, G. 2008. Outcomes of nevirapine- and efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy when coadministered with rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy. JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association, 300(5): 530-539.

Bousquet, J., Khaltaev, N., Cruz, A.A., Denburg, J., Fokkens, W.J., Togias, A., Zuberbier, T., Baena-Cagnani, C.E., Canonica, G.W., Van Weel, C., Agache, I., Ait-Khaled, N., Bachert, C., Blaiss, M.S., Bonini, S., Boulet, L.-P., Bousquet, P.J., Camargos, P., Carlsen, K.-H., Chen, Y., Custovic, A., Dahl, R., Demoly, P., Douagui, H., Durham, S.R., Gerth Van Wijk, R., Kalayci, O., Kaliner, M.A., Kim, Y.-Y., Kowalski, M.L., Kuna, P., Le, L.T.T., Lemiere, C., Li, J., Lockey, R., Mavale-Manuel, S., Meltzer, E.O., Mohammad, Y., Mullol, J., Naclerio, R., O'Hehir, R.E., Ohta, K., Ouedraogo, S., Palkonen, S., Papadopoulos, N., Passalacqua, G., Pawankar, R., Popov, T.A., Rabe, K., Rosado-Pinto, J., Scadding, G.K., Simons, F.E.R., Toskala, E., Valovirta, E., Van Cauwenberge, P., Wang, D.-Y., Wickman, M., Yawn, B.P., Yorgancioglu, A., Yusuf, O.M., Zar, H.J., Annesi-Maesano, I., Bateman, E.D., Ben Kheder, A., Boakye, D.A., Bouchard, J., Burney, P., Busse, W., Chan-Yeung, M., Chavannes, N.H., Chuchalin, A., Dolen, W.K., Emuzyte, R., Grouse, L., Humbert, M., Jackson, C., Johnston, S.L., Keith, P.K, Kemp, J.P., Klossek, J.-M., Larenas-Linnemann, D., Lipworth, B., Malo, J.-L., Marshall, G.D., Naspitz, C., Nekam, K., Niggemann, B., Nizankowska-Mogilnicka, E., Okamoto, Y., Orru, M.P., Potter, P., Price, D., Stoloff, S.W., Vandenplas, O., Viegi, G. and Williams, D. 2008. Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) 2008 update (in collaboration with the World Health Organization, GA(2)LEN and AllerGen). Allergy, 63(suppl 86): 8-160.

Bruijns, S., Wallis, L.A. and Burch, V. 2008. A prospective evaluation of the Cape triage score in the emergency department of an urban public hospital in South Africa. Emergency Medicine Journal, 25: 398-402.

Bruijns, S., Wallis, L.A. and Burch, V. 2008. Effect of introduction of nurse triage on waiting times in a South African emergency department. Emergency Medicine Journal, 25: 395-397.

Burch, V. and Seggie, J.L. 2008. Use of a structured interview to assess portfolio-based learning. Medical Education, 42: 894-900.

Burch, V., Tarr, G. and Morroni, C. 2008. Modified early warning score predicts the need for hospital admission and inhospital mortality. Emergency Medicine Journal, 25: 674-678.

Burgers, W., Shephard, E.G., Monroe, J.E., Greenhalgh, T., Binder, A.B., Hurter, E., Van Harmelen, J.H., Williamson, C. and Williamson, A.-L. 2008. Construction, characterization, and immunogenicity of a Multigene Modified Vaccinia Ankara (MVA) vaccine based on HIV type 1 subtype C. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 24(2): 195-206.

Califf, R., Boolell, M., Haffner, S.M., Bethel, M.A., McMurray, J., Duggal, A., Holman, R.R., Levitt, N.S., Martinez, F., Sinay, I., Villamil, A., Fulcher, G., Krum, H., Prager, R., Scheen, A., Chacra, A., Leiter, L., Pan, C., Schmitz, O., Stender, S., Laakso, M., Tuomilehto, J., Charbonnel, B., Schaper, F., Raptis, S., Chow, S., Tamas, G., Buckley, B., Tognoni, G., Meaney, E., Rutten, G., Jenssen, T., Gaciong, Z., Belenkov, Y., Vozar, J., Gaztambite, S., Sandstrom, H., Diem, P., Chiang, F., Ilkova, H., Davies, M., Buse, J., Deedwania, P., Einhorn, D., Fonseca, V., Giles, T., Horton, E., Kahn, S., Mazzone, T., Nesto, R., Heine, R., Hanefeld, M., Embong, M., Drzewoski, J., Eriksson, J., Gonzalez-Villalpando, C., Gotto, A., Maggioni, A., Standl, E., Zinman, B., Verter, J., Ratner, R., Wareham, N., Boulton, A. and Askari, A. 2008. Prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in patients with impaired glucose tolerance: rationale and design of the nateglinide and valsartan in impaired glucose tolerance outcomes research (NAVIGATOR) trial. American Heart Journal, 156(na): 623-632.

Carlino, M., Godino, C., Latib, M.A., Moses, J.W. and Colombo, A. 2008. Subintimal tracking and re-entry technique with contrast guidance: a safer approach. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 72(6): 790-796.

Carlino, M., Latib, M.A., Godino, C., Cosgrave, J. and Colombo, A. 2008. CTO recanalization by intraocclusion injection of contrast: the microchannel technique. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 71(1): 20-26.

Castillo-Riquelme, M.C., McIntyre, D.E. and Barnes, K.I. 2008. Household burden of malaria in South Africa and Mozambique: is there a catastrophic impact? Tropical Medicine & International Health, 13(1): 108-122.

Charlton, K., Steyn, K., Levitt, N.S., Peer, N., Jonathan, D., Gogela, T., Rossouw, K., Gwebushe, N. and Lombard, C. 2008. A food-based dietary strategy lowers blood pressure in a low socio-economic setting: a randomised study in South Africa. Public Health Nutrition, 11: 1397-1406.

Chege, G., Shephard, E.G., Meyers, A.E., Van Harmelen, J.H., Williamson, C., Lynch, A.G., Gray, C., Rybicki, E.P. and Williamson, A.-L. 2008. HIV-1 subtype C Pr55 gag virus-like particle vaccine efficiently boosts baboons primed with a matched DNA vaccine. Journal of General Virology, 89(9): 2214-2227.

Chege, G., Warren, R.M., Gey van Pittius, N.C., Burgers, W., Wilkinson, R.J., Shephard, E.G. and Williamson, A.-L. 2008. Detection of natural infection with Mycobacterium intracellulare in healthy wild-caught Chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) by ESAT-6 and CFP-10 IFN-gamma ELISPOT tests following a tuberculosis outbreak. BMC Microbiology, 8: 27. [Online].http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2180/8/27.

Chi, B.H., Chintu, N., Cantrell, R.A., Kankasa, C., Kruse, G., Mbewe, F., Sinkala, M., Smith, P.J., Stringer, E.M. and Stringer, J.S.A. 2008. Addition of single-dose tenofovir and emtricitabine to intrapartum nevirapine to reduce perinatal HIV transmission. Jaids-Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 48: 220-223.

Chin, A. and Ntsekhe, M. 2008. Concomitant renal and iliac fibromuscular dysplasia. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 73(4): 519-520.

Chin, A. and Okreglicki, A.M. 2008. Cardiac resynchronization therapy: pre and post pacemaker implantation issues. SA Heart, 5(4): 156-159.

Cohen, K., Van Cutsem, G.V., Boulle, A.M., McIlleron, H., Goemaere, E., Smith, P.J. and Maartens, G. 2008. Effect of rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy on nevirapine plasma concentrations in South African adults with HIV associated tuberculosis. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 61: 389-393.

Colombo, A. and Latib, M.A. 2008. Late incomplete stent apposition after drug-eluting stent implantation: a true risk factor or "an innocent bystander". Heart, 94(3): 253-254.

Colombo, A. and Latib, M.A. 2008. Treatment of drug-eluting stent restenosis with another drug-eluting stent: do not fail the second time. Revista Espanola de Cardiologia, 61(11): 1120-1122.

Combrinck, M.I. and Joska, J. 2008. Inflammation, immunity and Alzheimer's Disease. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 21(3): 132-136.

Commerford, P.J. and Ntsekhe, M. 2008. Ischaemic heart disease in Africa. How common is it? Will it become more common? Heart, 94(7): 824-825.

Connolly, S.J., Pogue, J., Eikelboom, J., Flaker, G., Commerford, P.J., Franzosi, M., Healey, J.S. and Yusuf, S. 2008. Benefit of oral anticoagulant over antiplatelet therapy in atrial fibrillation depends on the quality of international normalized ratio control achieved by centers and countries as measured by time in therapeutic range. Circulation, 118: 2029-2037.

Corcoran, C., Rebe, K., Van der Plas, H., Myer, L. and Hardie, D.R. 2008. The predictive value of cerebrospinal fluid Epstein-Barr viral load as a marker of primary central nervous system lymphoma in HIV-infected persons. Journal of Clinical Virology, 42(4): 433-436.

Cosgrave, J., Qasim, A., Latib, M.A., Aranzulla, T.C. and Colombo, A. 2008. Protamine usage following implantation of drug-eluting stents: a word of caution. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 71(7): 913-914.

Cowley, D., Govender, D., February, B.L., Steyn, L.M., Evans, J., Wilkinson, R.J., Nicol, M.P. and Wolfe, M. 2008. Recent and rapid emergence of W-Beijing strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 47: 1252-1259.

Crotti, L., Celano, G., Dagradi, F. and Schwartz, P.J. 2008. Congenital long QT syndrome. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 3: 18.

Dambuza, I., Allie, N., Fick, L., Johnston, N., Fremond, C., Mitchell, J., Quesniaux, V., Ryffel, B. and Jacobs, M. 2008. Efficacy of membrane TNF mediated host resistance is dependent on mycobacterial virulence. Tuberculosis, 88(3): 221-234.

Dave, J.A. and Ross, I.L. 2008. Complete heart block in a patient with Graves' Disease. Thyroid, 18(12): 1329-1331.

De Ferrari, G.M., Mazzuero, A., Agnesina, L., Bertoletti, A., Campana, C., Schwartz, P.J. and Tavazzi, L. 2008. Favourable effects of heart rate reduction with intravenous administration of ivabradine in patients with advanced heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure, 10(6): 550-555.

De Villiers, L. and Decloedt, E.H. 2008. Asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema in the elderly. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 21(3): 120-124.

De Vries, T.P.G.M., Daniels, J.M.A., Mulder, C.W., Groot, O.A., Wewerinke, L., Barnes, K.I., Bakathir, H.A., Hassan, N.A.G.M., van Bortel, L., Kriska, M., Santoso, B., Sanz, E.J., Thomas, M., Ziganshina, L.E., Bezemer, P.D., Van Kan, C., Richir, M.C. and Hogerzeil, H.V. 2008. Should medical students learn to develop a personal formulary. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 64: 641-646.

De Wet, H., Levitt, N.S. and Tipping, B.N. 2007. Executive cognitive impairment detected by simple bedside testing is associated with poor glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 97(11): 1074-1076.

Den Boon, S., Verver, S., Lombard, C., Bateman, E.D., Irusen, E., Enarson, D., Borgdorff, M. and Beyers, N. 2008. Comparison of symptoms and treatment outcomes between actively and passively detected tuberculosis cases: the additional value of case finding. Epidemiology and Infection, 136: 1342-1349.

Denny, L.A., Boa, R., Williamson, A.-L., Allan, B.R., Hardie, D.R., Ress, S.R. and Myer, L. 2008. Human Papillomavirus infection and cervical disease in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 - infected women. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 111(6): 1380-1387.

Dhasmana, D.J., Dheda, K., Ravn, P., Wilkinson, R.J. and Meintjes, G. 2008. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy: pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and management. Drugs, 68(2): 191-208.

Dheda, K., Chang, J.S., Lala, S., Huggett, J.A., Zumla, A. and Rook, G.A.W. 2008. Gene expression of IL17 and IL23 in the lungs of patients with active tuberculosis. Thorax, 63: 566-568.

Dowdy, D., Chaisson, R., Maartens, G., Corbett, E.L. and Dorman, S.E. 2008. Impact of enhanced tuberculosis diagnosis in South Africa: a mathematical model of expanded culture and drug susceptibility testing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(32): 11293-11298.

Du Preez, J., Matolweni, L.O., Greenberg, L.J.H.L., Mntla, P., Adeyemo, A.A. and Mayosi, B.M. 2008. The Q2C Del322-325 adrenergic receptor polymorphism is not associated with heart failure due to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in black Africans. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 19(1): 15-16.

Elewski, B.E., Caceres, H.W., DeLeon, L., El Shimy, S., Hunter, J., Korotkiy, N., Rachesky, I.J., Sanchez-Bal, V., Todd, G., Wraith, L.A., Cai, B., Tavakkol, A., Bakshi, R., Nyirady, J. and Friedlander, S.F. 2008. Terbinafine hydrochloride oral granules versus oral griseofulvin suspension in children with tinea capitis: results of two randomized, investigator-blinded, multicenter, international, controlled trials. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 59(1): 41-54.

Emery, S., Neuhaus, J.A., Phillips, A.N., Babiker, A., Cohen, C.J., Gatell, J., Girard, P.-M., Grund, B., Law, M., Losso, M.H., Palfreeman, A. and Wood, R. 2008. Major clinical outcomes in antiretroviral therapy (ART)-naive participants and in those not receiving ART at baseline in the SMART study. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 197: 1133-1144.

English, R., Bateman, E.D., Zwarenstein, M., Fairall, L., Bheekie, A., Bachmann, M.O., Majara, B., Ottmani, S.E. and Scherpbier, R. 2008. Development of a South African integrated syndromic respiratory disease guideline for primary care. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 17(3): 156-163.

Esmail, F. 2008. Physical urticaria presenting as cholinergic urticaria with dermatographism. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 21(4): 187-188.

Esmail, F. and Jessop, S.J. 2008. Ulcerative chickenpox in an immunocompetent child. South African Journal of Child Health, 2(3): 132-133.

Fairall, L., Bachmann, M.O., Louwagie, G.M.C., Van Vuuren, C., Chikobvu, P., Steyn, D., Staniland, G.H., Timmerman, V., Msimanga, M., Seebregts, C., Boulle, A.M., Nhiwatiwa, R., Bateman, E.D., Zwarenstein, M. and Chapman, R. 2008. Effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment in a South African program. Archives of Internal Medicine, 168(1): 86-93.

Fairall, L., Bachmann, M.O., Zwarenstein, M., Lombard, C., Uebel, K., Van Vuuren, C., Steyn, D., Boulle, A.M. and Bateman, E.D. 2008. Streamlining tasks and roles to expand treatment and care for HIV: randomised controlled trial protocol. Trials, 9:21.

Ferreira, M. 2008. Training in Africa towards forging implementation and monitoring of the Madrid International plan of Action on Ageing. Bold, 18(3): 2-6.

Ferreira, M. and Lindgren, P. 2008. Elder abuse and neglect in South Africa: a case of marginalization, disrespect, exploitation and violence. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(2): 91-107.

Fielding, K.L., Charalambous, S., Stenson, A.L., Pemba, L., Martin, D.J., Wood, R., Churchyard, G. and Grant, A. 2008. Risk factors for poor virological outcome at 12 months in a workplace-based antiretroviral therapy programme in South Africa: A cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 8:93. [Online]. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/8/93.

Firth, J.C. and Marais, A.D. 2008. Familial hypercholesterolaemia: the Cape Town experience. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98: 99-104.

Frias, M.A., Somers, S., Gerber-Wicht, C., Opie, L.H., Lecour, S. and Lang, U. 2008. The PGE2-Stat3 interaction in doxorubicin-induced myocardial apoptosis. Cardiovascular Research, 80(1): 69-77.

Fromme, B.J., Coetsee, M., Van der Watt, P., Chan, M., Sperling, K.M., Katz, A.A. and Flanagan, C.A. 2008. High-affinity binding of southern African HIV type 1 subtype C envelope protein, gp120, to the CCR5 coreceptor. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 24(12): 1527-1536.

Fuglesteg, B.N., Suleman, N., Tiron, C., Kanhema, T., Lacerda, L., Andreasen, T.V., Sack, M.N., Jonassen, A., Mjos, O., Opie, L.H. and Lecour, S. 2008. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 is involved in the cardioprotective signalling pathway activated by insulin therapy at reperfusion. Basic Research in Cardiology, 103: 444-453.

Girdler-Brown, B.V., White, N.W., Ehrlich, R.I. and Churchyard, G. 2008. The burden of silicosis, pulmonary tuberculosis and COPD among former Basotho goldminers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 51: 640-647.

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Shephard, E.G., Burgers, W., Van Harmelen, J.H., Monroe, J.E., Greenhalgh, T., Williamson, C. and Williamson, A.-L. 2008. A multigene HIV type 1 subtype C Modified Vaccinia Ankara (MVA) vaccine efficiently boosts immune responses to a DNA vaccine in mice. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 24(2): 207-217.

Sibley, C.H., Barnes, K.I., Watkins, W. and Plowe, C. 2008. A network to monitor antimalarial drug resistance: a plan for moving forward. Trends in Parasitology, 24(1): 43-48.

Sinclair, W., Aboobaker, J., Jordaan, F., Modi, D. and Todd, G. 2008. Management of atopic dermatitis in adolescents and adults in South Africa. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98(4): 303-319.

Sinxadi, P. and Blockman, M. 2008. Warfarin resistance. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 19: 215-217.

Smythe, W., Joiner, K.A. and Hoppe, H.C. 2008. Actin is required for endocytic trafficking in the malaria parasite plasmodium falciparum. Cellular Microbiology, 10(2): 452-464.

Spottiswoode, B., Russell, J.B.W., Moosa, S.E., Meintjes, E.M., Epstein, F. and Mayosi, B.M. 2008. Abnormal diastolic and systolic septal motion following pericardiectomy demonstrated by cine DENSE MRI. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 19(4): 208-209.

Spottiswoode, B., Zhong, X., Lorenz, C., Mayosi, B.M., Meintjes, E.M. and Epstein, F. 2008. 3D myocardial tissue tracking with slice followed cine DENSE MRI. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 27(5): 1019-1027.

Stead, D., Osler, M., Boulle, A.M., Rebe, K. and Meintjes, G. 2008. Severe hyperlactataemia complicating stavudine first-line antiretroviral therapy in South Africa. Antiviral Therapy, 13: 937-943.

Stein, J., Lewin, S.A., Fairall, L., Mayers, P.M., English, R., Bheekie, A., Bateman, E.D. and Zwarenstein, M. 2008. Building capacity for antiretroviral delivery in South Africa: a qualitative evaluation of the PALSA PLUS nurse training programme. BMC Health Services Research, 8: 240.

Steyn, K., Bradshaw, D., Norman, R. and Laubscher, R. 2008. Determinants and treatment of hypertension in South Africans: The first demographic and health survey. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98(5): 376-380.

Steyn, K., Levitt, N.S., Patel, M., Fourie, J., Gwebushe, N., Lombard, C. and Everett, K. 2008. Hypertension and diabetes: poor care for patients at community health centres. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98(8): 618-622.

Suleman, N., Somers, S., Smith, R.M., Opie, L.H. and Lecour, S. 2008. Dual activation of STAT-3 and Akt is required during the trigger phase of ischaemic preconditioning. Cardiovascular Research, 79: 127-133.

Swarts, L., Leisegang, F., Henderson, H.E. and Owen, P. 2007. An OTC deficiency "phenocopy' in association with Klinefelter syndrome. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, 30(1): 101.

Syed, F., Aje, A., Ntsekhe, M., Mayosi, B.M., Moosa, S.E., Tshifularo, M.S. and Smedema, J.P. 2008. Resolution of nodular myocardial tuberculosis demonstrated by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 19(4): 198-199.

Taylor, D.R., Bateman, E.D., Boulet, L.-P., Boushey, H.A., Busse, W., Casale, T., Chanez, P., Enright, P.L., Gibson, P., de Jongste, J.C., Kerstjens, H.A.M., Lazarus, S.C., Levy, M.L., O'Byrne, P.M., Partridge, M.R., Pavord, I.D., Sears, M.R., Sterk, P.J., Stoloff, S.W., Szefler, S.J., Sullivan, S.D., Thomas, M.D., Wenzel, S.E. and Reddel, H.K. 2008. A new perspective on concepts of asthma severity and control. European Respiratory Journal, 32: 545-554.

Tibazarwa, K., Volmink, J. and Mayosi, B.M. 2008. Incidence of acute rheumatic fever in the world: a systematic review of population-based studies. Heart, 94: 1534-1540.

Tiffin, N., Okpechi, I., Perez-Iratxeta, C., Andrade-Navarro, M.A. and Ramesar, R. 2008. Prioritization of candidate disease genes for metabolic syndrome by computational analysis of its defining phenotypes. Physiological Genomics, 35: 55-64.

Trajman, A., Pai, M., Dheda, K., Van Zyl-Smit, R., Zwerling, A.A., Joshi, R., Kalantri, S., Daley, P. and Menzies, D. 2008. Novel tests for diagnosing tuberculous pleural effusion: what works and what does not? European Respiratory Journal, 31: 1098-1106.

Tuunanen, H., Engblom, E., Naum, A., Nagren, K., Scheinin, M., Hesse, B., Airaksinen, J., Nuutila, P., Iozzo, P., Ukkonen, H., Opie, L.H. and Knuuti, J. 2008. Trimetazidine, a metabolic modulator, has cardiac and extracardiac benefits in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Circulation, 118: 1250-1258.

Van der Spuy, Z.M., Mazwai, L. and Kirsch, R.E. 2008. Xenophobic violence. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98(7): 533.

Van Weel, C., Bateman, E.D., Bousquet, J., Reid, J., Grouse, L., Schermer, T., Valovirta, E. and Zhong, N. 2008. Asthma management pocket reference 2008. Allergy, 63: 997-1004.

Vandenplas, Y., Nel, E., Watermeyer, G., Walele, A., Wittenberg, D. and Zuckerman, M. 2008. Probiotics in infectious diarrhoea: are they indicated? A review focusing on Saccharomyces boulardii. South African Journal of Child Health, 1(3): 116-119.

Vanoli, E., Adamson, P.B., Foreman, R.D. and Schwartz, P.J. 2008. Prediction of unexpected sudden death among healthy dogs by a novel marker of autonomic neural activity. Heart Rhythm, 5(2): 300-305.

Venter, W.D.F., Naicker, S., Dhai, A., Fabian, J., Wadee, S., Britz, R., Paget, G. and Meintjes, G. 2008. Uniquely South African: Time to consider offering HIV-positive donor kidneys to HIV-infected renal failure patients. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 98(3): 182-183.

Vezi, Z.B., Tshifularo, M., Mayosi, B.M. and Okreglicki, A.M. 2008. Sport and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. SA Heart, 5(4): 164-165.

Voshaar, T., Lapidus, R., Maleki-Yazdi, R., Timmer, W., Rubin, E., Lowe, L. and Bateman, E.D. 2008. A randomized study of tiotropium Respimat Soft Mist inhaler vs ipratropium pMDI in COPD. Respiratory Medicine, 102: 32-41.

Walensky, R.P., Wood, R., Weinstein, M., Martinson, N., Losina, E., Fofana, M.O., Goldie, S., Divi, N., Yazdanpanah, Y., Wang, B., Paltiel, A.D. and Freedberg, K.A. 2008. Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: the impact of speed on survival. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 197(9): 1324-1332.

Watermeyer, G., Van Wyk, M. and Goldberg, P.A. 2008. An audit of provincial gastroenterology services in the Western Cape. South African Journal of Surgery, 46(3): 68-72.

Watkins, M., Semple, P.L., Abel, B., Hanekom, W.A., Kaplan, G. and Ress, S.R. 2008. Exposure of cord blood to Mycobacterium bovis BCG induces an innate response but not a T-cell cytokine response. Clinical and Vaccine Immunolgy, 15(11): 1666-1673.

Whatley, S.D., Ducamp, S., Gouya, L., Grandchamp, B., Beaumont, C., Badminton, M.N., Elder, G.H., Holme, S.A., Anstey, A., Parker, M., Corrigall, A.V., Meissner, P.N., Hift, R., Marsden, J.T., Ma, Y., Mieli-Vergani, G., Deybach, J.C. and Puy, H. 2008. C-terminal deletions in the ALAS2 gene lead to gain of function and cause X-linked dominant protoporphyria without anemia or iron overload. American Journal of Human Genetics, 83(3): 408-414.

White, N., Stepniewska, K., Barnes, K.I., Price, R. and Simpson, J. 2008. Simplified antimalarial therapeutic monitoring: using the day-7 drug level. Trends in Parasitology, 24(4): 159-163.

Wilde, A.A.M., Bhuiyan, Z.A., Crotti, L., Facchini, M., De Ferrari, G.M., Paul, T., Ferrandi, C., Koolbergen, D.R., Odero, A. and Schwartz, P.J. 2008. Left cardiac sympathetic denervation for catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. New England Journal of Medicine, 358(19): 2024-2029.

Wilkins, J., Savic, R.M., Karlsson, M.O., Langdon, G., McIlleron, H., Pillai, G., Smith, P.J. and Simonsson, U. 2008. Population pharmacokinetics of rifampin in pulmonary tuberculosis patients, including a semimechanistic model to describe variable absorption. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52(6): 2138-2148.

Wiysonge, C., Volmink, J. and Opie, L.H. 2007. Beta-blockers and the treatment of hypertension: it is time to move on. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa, 18(6): 351-352.

Wiysonge, C.S., Ntsekhe, M., Gumedze, F.N., Sliwa, K., Blackett, K., Commerford, P.J., Volmink, J. and Mayosi, B.M. 2008. Contemporary use of adjunctive corticosteroids in tuberculous pericarditis. International Journal of Cardiology, 124: 388-390.

Wood, R. 2008. Atazanavir: its role in HIV treatment. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, 6(6): 785-796.

Wood, R. 2008. Integrating the care of HIV and TB in developing countries. Therapy, 4(6): 787-796.

Wood, R. 2008. Utility of patient retention for evaluation of antiretroviral treatment programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Future HIV therapy, 2(2): 137-140.

Wood, R., Kaplan, R., Bekker, L., Brown, S.L. and Rivett, U.K. 2008. The utility of pharmacy dispensing data for ART programme evaluation and early identification of patient oss to followup. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, 9(2): 44-48.

Woods, D.L., Cope, F.A. and Eley, B.S. 2008. The challenge of providing HIV training to health professionals. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, 9(3): 15-17.

Zhi, Z., Laurent, N., Powell, A.K., Karamanska, K.R., Fais, M., Voglmeir, J., Wright, A., Blackburn, J., Crocker, P.R., Russell, D.A., Flitsch, S., Field, R.A. and Turnbull, J.E. 2008. A versatile gold surface approach for fabrication and interrogation of glycoarrays. Chembiochem, 9: 1568-1575.

Zieff, D., Pandie, M. and Mendelson, M. 2008. A painless lesion on the leg and a painful lesion on the tongue (quizz). The Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection, 23(3): 15-16.

Zikusooka, C.M., McIntyre, D.E. and Barnes, K.I. 2008. Should countries implementing an artemisinin-based combination malaria treatment policy also introduce rapid diagnostic tests? Malaria Journal, 7:176. 1-14. [Online].http://www.malariajournal.com/content/7/1/176 .

Zungu, M., Young, M., Stanley, W.C. and Essop, M.F. 2008. Expression of mitochondrial regulatory genes parallels respiratory capacity and contractile function in a rat model of hypoxia-induced right ventricular hypertrophy. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 318: 175-181.

Doctoral dissertations

Lategan, C.A. 2008. The investigation of Siphonochilus aethiopicus and Aloe ferox for anti-plasmodial activity. Supervised by A/Professor P. Smith and W. Campbell.

Nachega, J. 2008. Antiretroviral therapy adherence and effectiveness in a private sector disease management programme in southern Africa. Supervised by Professor G. Maartens.

Okalebo, F.A. 2008. The antimalarial and pharmacokinetic properties of synthetic derivatives of the natural product curcumin. Supervised by A/Professor P. Smith and Professor K. Chibale.

Okpechi, I.G. 2008. Metabolic syndrome, the leptin gene and kidney disease in non-diabetic black South Africans. 1-273. Supervised by Professor B.L. Rayner and A/Professor P. Meissner.

Sekhoacha, M. 2008. Investigation of antimalarial activity of five South African medicinal plants and chemical identification of their active constituents. Supervised by A/Professor P. Smith and W Campbell.

Shaboodien, G. 2008. The pathogenesis of HIV-associated cardiomyopathy: a histological, virological and genetic study. 1-136. Supervised by Professor B. Mayosi and Dr H. Smuts.

Spearman, W. 2008. The effect of two novel C-type lectins, Ba100 and Ba25, isolated from the venom of the puff adder, Bitis arietans on T lymphocyte proliferative responses. 1-318. Supervised by A/Professor E Shephard.

Wiesner, J,L. 2008. Isolation and characterization of antiplasmodial compounds from Xerophyta species and the bioavailability, metabolic and efficacy evaluation of 9-0-acetylhydnocarpin in a mouse model. Supervised by A/Professor P. Smith and W.E. Campbell.

Master’s degrees (by research)

Adam, T. 2008. Nuclear respiratory factor-1: a novel inhibitor of the human gene promoter of the cardiac isoform of acetyl-coenzyme a carboxylase. MSc. 1-115. Supervised by Professor L. Opie and Dr M.F. Essop.

Gebregziabher, M. 2008. Totarol as a privileged natural product scaffold for antimalarial drug discovery. MSc. 101pp. Supervised by Professor K. Chibale and A/Professor P. Smith.

Mbele, M. 2008. The prevalence of Plakophilin-2 gene (PKP-2) mutations in South African patients with cardiomyopathy. MSc. 1-58. Supervised by Professor B. Mayosi and Professor H. Moolman-Smook.

Setshedi, M. 2008. Risk of malignancy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with Azathioprine or 6-Mercaptopurine: the Cape Town experience. Master in Public Health. 1-81. Supervised by Dr G. Watermeyer and Dr L. Myer.