Bone Marrow Biopsy & Aspiration

Bone marrow examinations are mainly used to help diagnose and assess various blood disorders.  Establish the indication for doing the bone marrow examination with your treating physician.   Bone marrow is the spongy tissue and fluid which is inside the larger bones in...

Know your numbers

Cardiovascular disease (including coronary heart disease and stroke) is the leading cause of death in developed countries.  In South Africa, it is second to HIV/AIDS.  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) often exists without any symptoms and the first sign may be a heart...

Ken jou Vlakke

A sweat test measures the amount of salt in the sweat of the patient. It is used to diagnose cystic fibrosis (CF). Patients with CF have high levels of salt in their sweat. CF is a disease that causes mucus build-up in the lungs and other organs. It damages the lungs...

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