​Division of Radiodiagnosis 

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Research Report 2018

Journal Articles​​

1. BARNARD BW, DU PLESSIS A, GOUSSARD P, PITCHER RD. Infantile intrathoracic large airway obstruction in a setting with a high prevalence of tuberculosis/HIV. Paediatrics and International Child Health 2018; 38(2):106-112.

2. BARNARDT P, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB. Ovarian germ cell tumour and bleomycin-induced lung injury. Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (Formerly South African Society of Gynaecologic Oncology) 2018; 10(2):30-33.

3. GREYLING AGW, PITCHER RD. Who PACS a Punch? The Role of the Picture Archiving and Communication System/Radiology Information System (PACS/RIS) in Quatifying Experiential Learning in Radiology Residency. JOURNAL OF DIGITAL IMAGING 2018; 31:792-798.

4. HARVEY J, PRETORIUS EJ, ZARRABI AD, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, ACKERMANN HM, MEINTJES CM, CILLIERS WG, DZIKITI S, SZPYTKO AJ, PITCHER RD. Interrater reliability in the radiological classification of renal injuries. World Journal of Urology. WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY 2018; 36(3):489-496.

5. MALHERBE ST, DUPONT P, KANT IMJ, AHLERS P, KRIEL M, LOXTON AG, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, ELLMANN A, RONACHER K, WALZL G, WARWICK JM. A semi-automatic technique to quantify complex tuberculous lung lesions on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computerised tomography images. EJNMMI Research 2018; 8(55):1-14.

6. SHAW JA, SMIT DP, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, KOEGELENBERG CFN. Utility of routine chest radiography in ocular tuberculosis and sarcoidosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018; 22(11):1374-1377.

7. THOMAS A, DOBBELS EFM, SPRINGER PE, ACKERMANN C, COTTON MF, LAUGHTON B. Favourable outcome in a child with symptomatic diagnosis of Glutaric aciduria type 1 despite vertical HIV infection and minor head trauma. Metabolic Brain Disease 2018; 33(2):537-544.

8. DE WILDE C, DU PLESSIS A, GOUSSARD P. Unusual presentation of pulmonary hydatidosis mimicking thoracic malignancy in a paediatric South African patient. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology 2018; 102(1):70, 1-4.

Masters completed

​​1. BARNARD BW. Infantile intrathoracic large airway obstruction in a setting with a high prevalence of tuberculosis/HIV. MMed, 2018. 7 pp. Studieleier: DU PLESSIS A. Medestudieleier: PITCHER RD.

2. GREYLING AGW. Who PACS a Punch? The Role of the Picture Archiving and Communication System/Radiology Information System (PACS/RIS) in Quantifying Experiential Learning in Radiology Residency. MMed, 2018. 5 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD.

3. O'HAGAN AS. The Role of the Integrated Digital Radiology System in Assessing the Impact of Patient Load on Emergency Computed Tomography (CT) Efficiency. MMed, 2018. 5 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD.

4. PRETORIUS EJ. Inter-rater reliability in the radiological classification of renal injuries. MMed, 2018. 8 pp. Studieleier: GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB. Medestudieleier: PITCHER RD.


Research Report 2017

Journal Articles​

1. BENNJI SM, DU PREEZ LJ, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, SMIT DP, RIGBY J, KOEGELENBERG CFN, IRUSEN EM, ALLWOOD BW. Recurrent Pulmonary Aneurysms Hughes-Stovin Syndrome on the Spectrum on the Spectrum of Behcet Disease. CHEST 2017; 152(5):99-103.

2. DE VRIES C, LOCKHAT Z, PITCHER RD. The FC Rad Diag(SA): Stretched, but still in step - Report on a Royal College observership. SA Journal of Radiology  2017; 21(1):1-7.

3. GROENEWALD WA, MEYER S, PITCHER RD. Diagnostic reference levels in low- and middle-income countries: early "ALARAm" bells?. ACTA RADIOLOGICA 2017; 58(4):442-448.​

Masters completed

1. IHUHUA P. Is the devil in the detail? The quality and clinical impact of information provided on requests for non-trauma emergency abdominal CT scans. MMed, 2017. 6 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD.

2. MURTHY C. The impact of an electronic clinical decision support for pulmonary embolism on the efficiency of computed tomography pulmonary angiography utilisation in a resource-limited setting. MMed, 2017. 3 pp. Studieleier: DAVIS R. Medestudieleier: IRUSEN EM, KOEGELENBERG CFN, PITCHER RD.

3. NGOYA PS. Defining the diagnostic divide: an analysis of registered radiological equipment resources in a low-income African country. MMed, 2017. 7 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD. Medestudieleier: Muhogora WE.


Research Report 2016​

Journal Articles

1. ACKERMANN C, ANDRONIKOU S, SALEH MG, LAUGHTON B, ALHAMUD A, VAN DER KOUWE A, KIDD M, COTTON MF, MEINTJES EM. Early Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV Infected Children Is Associated with Diffuse White Matter Structural Abnormality and Corpus Callosum Sparing. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY 2016; 37:2363-2369.

2. DU PLESSIS S, VINK M, JOSKA JA, KOUTSILIERI E, BAGADIA A, STEIN D, EMSLEY RA. Prefrontal cortical thinning in HIV infection is associated with impaired striatal functioning. JOURNAL OF NEURAL TRANSMISSION 2016; 123(6):643-651.

3. IHUHUA P, PITCHER RD. Is the devil in the detail? The quality and clinical impact of information provided on requests for non-trauma emergency abdominal CT scans. ACTA RADIOLOGICA 2016; 57(19):1217-1222.

4. MURTHY C, DAVIS R, KOEGELENBERG CFN, IRUSEN EM, PITCHER RD. The impact of an electronic clinical decision support for pulmonary embolism imaging on the efficiency of computed tomography pulmonary angiography utilisation in a resource-limited setting. SAMJ SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL 2016; 106(1):62-64.

5. PRETORIUS JSE, DAVIS R, DORUYTER AGG, ASCOTT-EVANS BH. Latest diagnostic approaches to determine the cause of ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome, in the South African setting. Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (JEMDSA) 2016; 21(3):47-50.

6. VAN TOORN R, BRINK PAM, SMITH J, ACKERMANN C, SOLOMONS RS. Bilirubin-Induced Neurological Dysfunction: A Clinico-Radiological-Neurophysiological Correlation in 30 Consecutive Children. JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY 2016; 31(14):1579-1583.​

​7. NGOYA PS, PITCHER RD. Defining the diagnostic divide: an analysis of registered radiological equipment resources in a low-income African country. Pan African Medical Journal 2016; 25:99-106.

Proceedings International​

1. AKUDUGU JM, GROENEWALD WA, PITCHER RD, VAWDA Z. Diagnostic reference levels for emergency head CT in paediatric patients. European Congress of Radiology. Insights Imaging, Springer 2016: 199.​

Masters completed

1. CILLIERS WG. Real-time validation of electronic imaging requests in a resource-limited environment: a "RIS-benefit" analysis. MMed, 2016. 35 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD.

2. MEYER S. Diagnostic reference levels in low- and middle-income countries: early "ALARAm" bells?. MMed, 2016. 7 pp. Studieleier: GROENEWALD WA, PITCHER RD

3. VAWDA Z. Diagnostic reference levels for paediatric computed tomography. MMed, 2016. 4 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD. Medestudieleier: AKUDUGU JM, GROENEWALD WA.


Research Report 2015​

Journal Articles

1. AKUDUGU JM, GROENEWALD WA, PITCHER RD, VAWDA Z. Diagnostic reference levels of paediatric computed tomography. SA Journal of Radiology 2015; 19(2):1-4.

2. ANDRONIKOU S, ACKERMANN C, LAUGHTON B, COTTON MF, TOMAZOS N, SPOTTISWOODE B, MAUFF K, PETTIFOR JM. Corpus callosum thickness on mid-sagittal MRI as a marker of brain volume: a pilot study in children with HIV-related brain disease and controls. Pediatric Radiology 2015; 45:1016-1025.

3. BENINGFIELD SJ, PITCHER RD, ZAR H. The chest X-ray features of chronic respiratory disease in HIV-infected children - a review. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2015; 16:258-266.

4. DAVIS R, HURTER D, VAN DER WESTHUIZEN G, VAN ZYL C. Giant peritoneal loose bodies. SA Journal of Radiology 2015; 19(1):1-3.

5. DAVIS R. Editorial: The South African Journal of Radiology growing in leaps and bound. SA Journal of Radiology 2015; 19(1):1.

6. DU PLESSIS S, VINK M, JOSKA JA, KOUTSILIERI E, BAGADIA A, STEIN PDJ, EMSLEY RA. HIV infection results in ventral-striatal reward system hypo-activation during cue processing. Aids 2015; 29(11):1335-1343.

7. DU PLESSIS V , VLOK SC. Meconium pseudocyst associated with congenital CMV infection. SA Journal of Radiology 2015; 19(2):1-3.8. DU TOIT J, HATTINGH SM, PITCHER RD. The accuracy of radiology speech recognition reports in a multilingual South African teaching hospital. BMC Medical 

9. KRIEL M, LOTZ J, KIDD M, WALZL G. Evaluation of a radiological severity score to predict treatment outcome in adults with pulmonary tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2015; 19(11):1354-1360.

10. PITCHER RD, LOMBARD CJ, COTTON MF, BENINGFIELD SJ, WORKMAN L, ZAR H. Chest radiographic abnormalities in HIV-infected African children: a longitudinal study. Thorax 2015; 70(9):840-846.

11. VAN TOORN R, DU PLESSIS A, SCHAAF HS, BUYS H, HEWLETT RH, SCHOEMAN JF. Clinicoradiologic Response of Neurologic Tuberculous Mass Lesions in Children Treated With Thalidomide. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2015; 34(2):214-218.

12. AFROGHEH A, BEZUIDENHOUT AF, HILLE J, MOSALLEUM E, SCHNEIDER J, STOFBERG S. A review of primary osteosarcoma of the larynx and case report. Head and Neck Pathology 2015; 9:158-164.

13. CONRADIE M, CONRADIE MM, SCHER AT, KIDD M, HOUGH FS. Vertebral fracture prevalence in black and white South African women. Archives of Osteoporosis 2015; 10(1):DOI:10.1007/a11657-015-0203-x.

14. DU PLESSIS JJ, PITCHER RD. Towards task shifting? A comparison of the accuracy of acute trauma-radiograph reporting by medical officers and senior radiographers in an African hospital. Pan African Medical Journal 2015; 21:1-7.

15. KABONGO JM, NEL S, PITCHER RD. Analysis of licenced South African diagnostic imaging equipment. Pan African Medical Journal 2015; 22:1-9.​

Masters completed

1. DU PLESSIS JJ. Towards task shifting? A comparison of the accuracy of acute trauma-radiograph reporting by medical officers and senior radiographers in an African hospital. MMed, 2015. 31 pp. Studieleier: PITCHER RD.

2. DU TOIT J. The accuracy of radiology speech recognition reports in a multilingual South African teaching hospital. MMed, 2015. 5 pp. Studieleier: HATTINGH SM, PITCHER RD.

3. KABONGO JM. Analysis of licensed South African diagnostic imaging equipment. MMed, 2015. 9 pp. Studieleier: Nel S, PITCHER RD.​


Research Report 2014
Journal Articles

1. ACKERMANN C, ANDRONIKOU S, LAUGHTON B, KIDD M, DOBBELS E, INNES S, VAN TOORN R, COTTON M. White matter signal abnormalities in children with suspected HIV-related neurologic disease on early combination antiretroviral therapy. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2014; 33(8) : e207-e212

2. ANDRONIKOU S, ACKERMANN C, LAUGHTON B, COTTON M, TOMAZOS N, SPOTTISWOODE B, MAUFF K, PETTIFOR JM. Correlating brain volume and callosal thickness with clinical and laboratory indicators of disease severity in children with HIV-related brain disease. Childs Nervous System 2014; 30 : 1549-1557.

3. APFFELSTAEDT JP, HATTINGH R, BAATJES KJ, WESSELS N. Results of a pilot programme of mammographic breast cancer screening in the Western Cape. SAMJ South African Medical Journal 2014; 104(4) : 297-298.

4. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, LIPSITZ JM, DU PLESSIS AM. Intramedullary spinal masses: A pictorial essay. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(1) : 602-609.

5. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, LOTZ JW. Lumbosacral transitional vertebra and S1 radiculopathy: the value of coronal MR imagin. Neuroradiology 2014; 56 : 453-457.

6. BEZUIDENHOUT AF. Signs: Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous - the martini glass sign. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(1) : 597.

7. DAVIS R Editorial: Milestones and new adventures. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(1) : 610.

8. DE WITT J, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, PITCHER R. The accuracy of after-hour registrar computed tomography (CT) reporting in a South African tertiary teaching hospital. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(1) : 591-593.

9. DORUYTER AG, HARTLEY T, AMEYO JW, DAVIDS MR, WARWICK JM. Hybrid imaging using low-dose, localizing computed tomography enhances lesion localization in renal hyperparathyroidism. Nuclear Medicine Communications 2014; 35(8) : 884-889.

10. OFFIAH AC, CHU WCW, DAVIS R, DIXON AK, KLEIN JS, LEE EY. How to prepare successful scientific manuscripts: practical advice from editors of radiology journals. Pediatric Radiology 2014; 44 : 1056-1057.

11. PITCHER R, LOMBARD C, COTTON M, BENINGFIELD S, ZAR HJ. Clinical and immunological correlates of chest X-ray abnormalities in HIV-infected South African children with limited access to anti-retroviral therapy. Pediatric Pulmonology 2014; 49 : 581-588.

12. SEDDON JA, PADAYACHEE T, DU PLESSIS AM, GOUSSARD P, SCHAAF HS, LOMBARD C, GIE R. Teaching chest X-ray reading for child tuberculosis suspects. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014; 18(7) : 763-769.

13. VAN SCHOUWENBRUG F, ACKERMANN C, PITCHER R. An audit of elective outpatient magnetic resonance imaging in a tertiary South African public-sector hospital. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(1) : 689-693.

14.VLOK S, WAGENER GWW, ZAHARIE D. Secondary chondrosarcoma: malignant transformation of pre-existing hereditary non-hereditary cartilaginous lesions. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(2) : 703-707.

15. VLOK S, WAGENER GWW, ZAHARIE D. Synovial sarcoma. SA Journal of Radiology 2014; 18(2) : 704-706

16. AFROGHEH A, SCHNEIDER J, BEZUIDENHOUT AF, HILLE J. PEComa of the nose: report of a case with immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies and a review of the literature. Head and Neck Pathology 2014; : 122-126.

17. KING PR, SCHEEPERS S, IKRAM A. Anatomy of the clavicle and its medullary canal: a computed tomography study. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2014; 24 : 37-42.

18. LAWSON A, CLUVER C, OLAROGUN J, LEGGE DA, PATEL M, BENINGFIELD S, DYER S. Uterine artery embolisation for uterine leiomyomas. SAJOG 2014; 20(1) : 18-21.

19. MOSALLEUM E, AFROGHEH A, STOFBERG , BEZUIDENHOUT AF, SCHNEIDER JW, HILLE J. A review of primary osteosarcoma of the larynx and case report. Head and Neck pathology 2014; 0(0) : 0.

Proceedings International

1. ANDRONIKOU S, SALEH MG, ACKERMANN C, LAUGHTON B, MEINTJES EM. FA as a marker for white matter abnormalities in children with HIV on early ART. 37th Postgraduate Course and 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology, NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Pediatric Radiology 2014: 311.

2. ELLMANN A, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, MALHERBE S, RONACHER K, BARRY C, WALZL G. F-18 FDG PET/CT studies in patients with tuberculosis. 11th World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Congress, Cancun, Mexico, WFNMB 2014: 1.

3. PITCHER R Chest radiographic abnormalities in HIV-infected South African children - a longitudinal study. 37th Postgraduate Course and 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology, NG Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Pediatric Radiology 2014: 308-309

Proceedings National

1. ACKERMANN C, ANDRONIKOU S, SALEH MG, LAUGHTON B, MEINTJES EM. FA as a marker for white matter abnormalities in children with HIV on early ART (Abstract nr. 14). MICO Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 13 August, Lecture Hall 4, Teaching Building, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2014: 2.

2. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, LOTZ JW. Lumbosacral transitional vertebra and S1 radiculopathy: the value of coronal MR imaging (Abstract nr. 3). MICO Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 13 August, Lecture Hall 4, Teaching Building, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2014: 1.

3. BEZUIDENHOUT AF. Imaging diagnosis of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and the "barbell sign" (Poster, Abstract nr. 18). MICO Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 13 August, Lecture Hall 4, Teaching Building, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2014: 3.

4. BEZUIDENHOUT AF. Lumbosacral transitional vertebra and S1 radiculopathy: the value of coronal MR imaging. RSSA/BISSA First Breast Imaging Course, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014: 1.

5. IHUHUA P, PITCHER R. What you give is what you get. The quality of clinical details accompanying emergency requests for abdominal CT - a South African study (abstract nr. 9). MICO Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 13 August, Lecture Hall 4, Teaching Building, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2014: 2.

6. KABONGO J, PITCHER R, NEL S. An analysis of licensed South African diagnostic imaging equipment (Abstract nr. 17). MICO Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 13 August, Lecture Hall 4, Teaching Building, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2014: 2.

7. KABONGO J. An analysis of licensed South African diagnostic imaging equipment. RSSA/BISSA First Breast Imaging Course, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014: 1.

8. PITCHER R. Chest x-ray technical aspects of quality. UPdate Workshops - University of Pretoria, Conference Centre of the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 2014: 1.

9. PITCHER R. Radiological progression of nodular infiltrates in HIV-infected South African children (Poster, Abstract nr. 22). MICO Annual Research Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 13 August, Lecture Hall 4, Teaching Building, Tygerberg, 2014: 3.

10. PITCHER R. The CT chest anatomy revisited. UPdate Workshops - University of Pretoria, Conference Centre of the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 2014: 1.

Masters completed

1. VAN SCHOUWENBRUG F. An audit of elective outpatient magnetic resonance imaging in a tertiary South African public-sector hospital. MMed, 2014. 5 pp. Studieleier: Pitcher R.

Projects completed

1. BEZUIDENHOUT AF. Lumbosacral transitional vertebra and SI radiculopathy: the value of coronal MR imaging.

2. DE WITT J. The accuracry of after-hour registrar computed tomography (CT) reporting in a South African tertiary teaching hospital.

Projects current

1. BARNARD B. An audit of paediatric CT chest scans at TBH. 2014.

2. BASSON C. The paper trail - a decade of RCRad(D)SA Part II written examination papers. 2014.

3. BRÖCKER J. Chest radiographic features of culture confirmed PTB in immune competent South Africa adults. 2014.

4. CILLIERS WG. The impact of central validation utilising a Radiology Information System (RIS) at Tygerberg Hospital. 2014.

5. DA SILVA M. Chest radiographic findings on Lodox Statscan whole-body digital cadaver imaging: a pilot study. 2014.

6. DU PLESSIS JJ. The accuracy of acute trauma radiograph reporting by South African public sector Medical Officers. 2014.

7. DU TOIT F. The radiology of community assault. 2014.

8. HOLDT C. Is no news good news? The impact of unreported trauma radiographs in a tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

9. IHUHUA P. The adequacy of clinical details provided for emergency abdominal CT scans. 2014.

10. KABONGO J. An audit of radiological equipment resources in South Africa. 2014.

11. MEYER A. An audit of after-hour CT brain scans performed on HIV infected adults at a tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

12. MURTHY C. Appropriateness of referrals for pulmonary embolism imaging at a Tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

13. NGOYA PS. An audit of public-sector radiology equipment resources in Tanzania. 2014.

14. PATEL A. An audit of sonar services in a tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

15. PRETORIUS E. Evaluation of inter-observer variation in the radiological classification of renal injuries. 2014.

16. VAWDA Z. An audit of radiation dose for paediatric CT brain scans at TBH. 2014.

General Presentations

1. ACKERMANN C. Patterns of disease: the alveolar pattern. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

2. BEZUIDENHOUT AF.  The Kimberley Hospital Rune (KHR) for urgent computed tomotgraphy of the brain in a resource-limited environment. 28th International Congress of Radiology, Dubai. 9-12 December 2014.

3. DAVIS R. Smoking and the lung. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

4. GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB. Patterns of disease: the interstitial pattern. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

5. LOTZ JW. Interpreting the chest X-ray (an exercise in gaining the necessary confidence to accurately identify and interpret signs on the chest X-rays). Chest X-ray Workshop for Doctors, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 5 February 2014.

6. LOTZ JW. The basic principles of chest X-ray interpretation (an exercise in confidently assessing those factors essential for reading a chest X-ray correctly). Chest X-ray Workshop for Doctors, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 5 February 2014.

7. LOTZ JW. The chest X-ray: an approach to interpretation. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

8. LOTZ JW.The chest X-ray: Basic principles. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

9. PITCHER R. HIV and the lung. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

10. PITCHER R. Ultrasound at the Southern tip of Africa. Socienty of Radiologists in Ultrasound, 24th Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course. Denvor Marriott City Centre, Denver, 24-26 October 2014.

11. PRETORIUS E. Applied anatomy of plain film chest X-ray (an exercise in understanding anatomy on PA and lateral chest X-rays). Chest X-ray Workshop for Doctors, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 5 February 2014.

12. PRETORIUS E. The Adult Chest: normal anatomy. 3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

13. WAGENER GWW. Chest trauma.3rd Annual Radiology Refresher course, 27 September 2014.

Research Report 2013

Journal Articles

1. ALVES J, SIDLER D, LOTZ JW, PITCHER R. Comparison of MR and fluoroscopic mucous fistulography in the pre-operative evaluation of infants with anorectal malformation: a pilot study. Pediatric Radiology 2013; 43 : 958-963.

2. BARNARDT P, ROUX F. The role of imaging in the evaluation of extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma. SA Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(1) : 30-33.

3. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, HURTER D, MAYDELL A, VAN NIEKERK F, DE FIGUEIREDO SAB, HARVEY J, VLOK AJ, PITCHER RD. The Kimberley Hospital Rule (KHR) for urgent tomography of the brain in a resource-limited environment. SAMJ South African Medical Journal 2013; 103(9) : 646-651.

4. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, MAYDELL A, PITCHER R, VLOK AJ. The Kimberley Hospital Rule (KHR) for urgent computed tomography of the brain in a resource-limited environment. SAMJ South African Medical Journal 2013; 103(9) : 646-651.

5. DEKKER G, GREYLING PJ, LOUW HB, BRANDT A. Contrast meals and malrotation in children - metal markers for improved accuracy. Pediatric Radiology 2013; 43 : 115-118.

6. HLONGWANE ST, PITCHER R. Accuracy of after-hour 'red-dot' trauma radiograph triage by radiographers in a South African regional hospital. SAMJ South African Medical Journal 2013; 103(9) : 638-640.

7. SAUER J, SIMONDS HM, HATTINGH R. A retrospective analysis comparing clinical staging with magnetic resonance imaging staging in patients with cervical cancer. South African Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology 2013; 5(1) : 11-15.

8. SPOTTISWOODE BS, VAN DER HEEVER DJ, CHANG Y, ENGELHARDT S, DU PLESSIS S, NICOLLS F, HARTZENBERG HB, GRETSCHEL A. Preoperative Three-Dimensional Model Creation of Magnetic Resonance Brain Images as a Tool to Assist Neurosurgical Planning. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2013; 91 : 162-169.

9. VAN DER MERWE BS, ACKERMANN C, ELS H. CT enteroclysis in the developing world: How we do it, and the pathology we see. European Journal of Radiology 2013; 82: 317-325.

10. BASSON C, DE WITT J. Xanthograndulomatous pyelonephritis in a horseshoe kidney. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(1) : 24-25.

11. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, STOFBERG NS. Nasolabial cysts - a rare case. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(3) : 113-114.

12. DAVIS R. Editorial: Onwards and upwards. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(1) : 2.

13. DAVIS R. Editorial: Radiology in the research environment. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(4) : 122.

14. DAVIS R. Editorial: Scholarship and the research environment. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(2) : 50.

15. DAVIS R. Editorial: The impact of the digital revolution on the SAJR. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(3) : 83.

16. NGOYA PS, VAWDA Z, LOTZ JW. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) and gadolinium-based contrast media. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(3) : 106-107.

17. WARWICK JM, LOTZ JW. Integrated imaging - the complementary roles of radiology and nuclear medicine. CME: YOUR SA JOURNAL OF CPD 2013; 31(8) : 298-303.

18. WARWICK JM, LOTZ JW. Integrated imaging - the complementary roles of radiology and nuclear medicine. South African Journal of Radiology 2013; 17(4) : 149-153.

Proceedings International

1. DORUYTER AGG, HARTLEY T, AMEYO JW, DAVIDS MR, WARWICK JM. Imaging of renal hyperparathyroidism using SPECT/CT with low-dose localizing CT. Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, CCC Lyon - Lyon Convention Centre, Lyon, France, 2013: 1.

2. PITCHER R, LOMBARD C, COTTON M, BENINGFIELD S, ZAR HJ. Chronic chest radiographic changes in a cohort of HIV-infected South African children. ECR 2013, Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Insights Imaging 2013: 64-65.

Proceedings National

1. ACKERMANN C. Case report: Hepatocellular Carcinioma. Abstract 189. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 195-196.

2. BARNARD B, VAN DER MERWE BS, DE WITT J. The unusual suspects: making the case of spinal MR imaging. Abstract 178. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 189.

3. BEZUIDENHOUT AF, PITCHER R. The Kimberley Hospital rule (KHR) for urgent computed tomography of the brain in a resource-limited environment. Abstract 162. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 178-179.

4. BEZUIDENHOUT AF. How to mend a broken heart. Abstract 192. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 196.

5. BEZUIDENHOUT AF. The Kimberley Hospital Rule (KHR) for urgent computed tomography of the brain in a resource-limited environment. SORSA - RSSA 2013 Imaging Congress, ICC, Durban, South Africa, 2013: 16.

6. BRÖCKER J, PITCHER R, LOTZ JW. Correlation of chest x-ray findings with sputum bacillus load in immune-competent adults with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Abstract 156. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 175.

7. CILLIERS WG. Cardiac CT: gated or overrated? Abstract 187. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 193-194.

8. DA SILVA M, LOTZ JW, PITCHER R. A study correlating the chest radiographic features with the pulmonary dissection findings in embalmed cadavers. Abstract 158. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 175-176.

9. DORUYTER AGG, HARTLEY T, AMEYO JW, DAVIDS MR. Imaging of renal hyperparathyroidism using SPECT/CT with low-dose localizing CT. 57th Academic Year Day, FMHS, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Campus, FMHS, Parow, South Africa, 2013: 1.

10. DU PLESSIS AM, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, VAN SCHOUWENBRUG F. Unfortunate incidents leading to serendipitous scans. Abstract 186. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 193.

11. DU PLESSIS JJ, PITCHER R. A study comparing the accuracy of acute fracture detection by South African Radiographers and Medical Officers. Abstract 173. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 186.

12. DU TOIT J, HATTINGH R, PITCHER R. Accuracy of Radiology Voice Recognition (VR) reports at a Tertiary South African Hospital. Abstract 174. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 186-187.

13. ELLMANN A, GRIFFITH-RICHARDS S, NOLAN LL, MALHERBE SF, RONACHER K, WALZL G, WARWICK JM. FDG/PET in tuberculosis patients: Before and after therapy. 57th Academic Year Day, FMHS, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Campus, FMHS, Parow, South Africa, 2013: 1.

14. GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB, ELLMANN A. Are there any predictors on baseline CT scan of the chest of poor treatment response in patients with pulmonary TB? Abstract 172. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 185.

15. HLONGWANE ST. Accuracy of red-dot after-hour trauma-radiography triage by Radiographers in a South African Regional Hospital. SORSA - RSSA 2013 Imaging Congress, ICC, Durban, South Africa, 2013: 15.

16. MURTHY C, DAVIS R, PITCHER R. Impact of a pulmonary embolism imaging guideline on the diagnostic yield of CTPA ina resource-limited environment SA Tertiary Hospital - in progress. Abstract 164. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 180.

17. PITCHER R. Radiological progression of nodular infiltrates in HIV-infected South African Children. 8th World Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 19-22 November. Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa, 2013: 1.

18. PITCHER R. Radiological variation of disease: PJP. Here Be Lungs 2. 21-22 March, Lanzerac Hotel and Spa, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2013: 2.

19. PITCHER R. The impact of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) on the natural history of pulmonary nodules in HIV-infected South African children. SORSA - RSSA 2013 Imaging Congress, ICC, Durban, South Africa, 2013: 15.

20. VAN SCHOUWENBRUG F, PITCHER R. The appropriateness of elective MRI imaging in a Tertiary South African Teaching Hospital. Abstract 175. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 187.

21. VAN SCHOUWENBRUG F. The appropriateness of elective MRI imaging in a tertiary South African teaching hospital. SORSA - RSSA 2013 Imaging Congress, ICC, Durban, South Africa, 2013: 16.

22. VAN ZYL C, MOHAMED Z. CT head scanning for minor paediatric head trauma in a private South African healthcare facility. Abstract 161. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 178.

23. VAWDA Z, PITCHER R, GROENEWALD WA, AKUDUGU JM, DU PLESSIS AM. A comparison of the radiation dose for paediatric CT head scans from two multiple-detector-row CT (MDCT) scanners at Tygerberg Hospital (TBH). 57th Academic Year Day, FMHS, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Campus, FMHS, Parow, South Africa, 2013: 1.

24. VAWDA Z, PITCHER R, GROENEWALD WA, DU PLESSIS AM. A comparison of the radiatin dose for paediatric CT head scans from two multiple-detector-CT (MDCT) scanners at Tygerberg Hospital (TBH). Abstract 176. 57th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa, 2013: 188

Masters completed

1. ALVES J. Comparison of MR and fluoroscopic mucous fistulography in the pre-operative evaluation of infants with anorectal malformation: a pilot study. MMed, 2013. 6 pp. Studieleier: Lotz JW.

2. HLONGWANE ST. Accurary of after-hour 'red-dot' trauma radiograph triage by radiographers in a South African regional hospital. MMed, 2013. 3 pp. Studieleier: Pitcher R.

3. VAN DER MERWE BS. CT enteroclysis in the developing world: How we do it, and the pathology we see. MMed, 2013. 7 pp. Studieleier: Ackermann C.

Projects current

1. BARNARD B. An audit of paediatric CT chest scans at TBH. 2014.

2. BRÖCKER J. Chest radiographic features of culture confirmed PTB in immune competent South Africa adults. 2014.

3. CILLIERS WG. The impact of central validaton utilising a Radiology Information System (RIS) at Tygerberg Hospital. 2014.

4. DA SILVA M. Chest radiographic findings on Lodox Statscan whole-body digital cadaver imaging: a pilot study. 2014.

5. DE WITT J. The accuracy of after-hour Registrar Computerised Tomography (CT) reporting in a Tertiary South African Teaching hospital. 2014.

6. DU PLESSIS JJ. The accuracy of acute trauma radiograph reporting by South African public sector Medical Officers. 2014.

7. DU TOIT J. Accuracy of radiology voice recognition reports at a tertiary SA hospital. 2014.

8. KABONGO J. An audit of South African public sector radiological services. 2014.

9. MEYER A. An audit of after-hour CT brain scans performed on HIV infected adults at a tertiary South African hospital. 2013.

10. MEYER S. The accuracy of cervical spine trauma radiograph reporting by Emergency Medicine trainees. 2014.

11. MURTHY C. Appropriateness of referrals for pulmonary embolism imaging at a Tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

12. PATEL A. An analysis of sonar services in a tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

13. PRETORIUS E. A report on the first year of clinical usage of MR fistulography in the routine evaluation of anorectal malformations in a South African hospital. 2014.

14. ROUX F. Inter- and intra-observer variation in the interpretation of chest radiographic findings in HIV-infected children. 2014.

15. SABAN A. The impact of 3-D surface-rendered volume-intensity-projection (VIP) reconstructions on radiographer-detection of skull fractures on computerised tomography (CT) head scans. 2014.

16. VAN SCHOUWENBRUG F. Appropriateness of MRI requests in a Tertiary South African hospital. 2014.

17. VAWDA Z. An audit of radiation dose for paediatric CT brain scans at TBH. 2014.

General Presentations

1. DU PLESSIS AM. PTB. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

2. DU TOIT J. The neonatal CXR. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

3. GRIFFITH-RICHARDS SB. Acute pneumonia. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

4. HARTLEY T. Congenital chest lesions. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

5. LOTZ JW. Congenital heart disease made easy. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

6. LOTZ JW. Interpreting the chest X-ray (an exercise in gaining the necessary confidence to accurately identify and interpret on the chest X-ray). Workshop for Doctors, StellMed. 25 July 2013 at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg.

7. LOTZ JW. The basic principles of chest X-ray interpretation (an exercise in confidently assessing those factors essential for reading a chest X-ray correctly). Workshop for Doctors, StellMed. 25 July 2013 at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg.

8. PITCHER R. A basic approach to the paediatric CXR. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

9. PITCHER R. The CXR in HIV-infection. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.

10. PRETORIUS E. Applied anatomy of plain film chest X-ray (an exercise in understanding anatomy on PA and lateral chest X-rays). Chest X-ray Workshop for Doctors, StellMed. 25 July 2013 at Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tygerberg.

11. WAGENER GWW. The thoracic cage. 2nd Annual Radiology Refresher Course, 28 September 2013.