Clinical Pharmacology
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Division of Clinical Pharmacology

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Publications 2017

  1. Awortwe C, Kaehler M, Rosenkranz B, Cascorbi I, Bruckmueller H. MicroRNA-655-3p regulates Echinacea purpurea mediated activation of ABCG2. Xenobiotica 2017; 00:1-9. DOI: 10.1080/00498254.2017.1390624
  2. Decloedt EH, Lesosky M, Maartens G, Joska J. Renal safety of lithium in HIV infected patients established on tenofovir disoproxil fumarate containing antiretroviral therapy: analysis from a randomized placebo controlled trial. AIDS Research and Therapy 2017; 14(6):1-6. DOI: 10.1186/s12981-017-0134-2
  3. Du Toit R, Herbst PG, Van Rensburg A, Du Plessis LM, Reuter H, Doubell AF. Clinical features and outcome of lupus myocarditis in the Western Cape, South Africa. Lupus 2017; 26:38-47. DOI: 10.1177/0961203316651741
  4. Du Toit R, Herbst PG, Van Rensburg A, Snyman HW, Reuter H, Doubell AF. Speckle tracking echocardiography in acute lupus myocarditis: comparison to conventional echocardiography. Echo Research and Practice 2017; 4(2):9-19. DOI: 10.1530/ERP-17-0005
  5. Fleischmann R, Mysler E, Hall S, Kivitz AJ, Moots RJ, Luo Z, Demasi R, Soma K, Zhang R, Tikiya ST, Mojcik C, Krishnaswami S, Smolen JS, On Behalf of the Oral Strategy Investigators. Efficacy and safety of tofacitinib monotherapy, tofacitinib with methotrexate, and adalimumab with methotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (ORAL Strategy): a phase 3b/4, double-blind, head-to-head, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2017; 390: 457-68. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31618-5
  6. Gouse H, Casson-Crook M, Decloedt EH, Joska J, Thomas K. Adding a brief self-report cognitive tool to the IHDS improves effectiveness of identifying patients with HIV-associated dementia in South Africa. Journal of Neurovirology 2017; 23(5):686-695. DOI: 10.1007/s13365-017-0551-y
  7. Jacobs A, Bassa FC, Decloedt EH. A preliminary review of warfarin toxicity in a tertiary hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2017; 28(6):346-349. DOI: 10.5830/CVJA-2017-029
  8. Jones ESW, Lesosky M, Blockman M, Castel S, Decloedt EH, Schwager SLU, Sturrock ED, Wiesner L, Rayner Bl. Therapeutic drug monitoring of amlodipine and the Z-FHL/HHL ratio: Adherence tools in patients referred for apparent treatment-resistant hypertension. SAMJ South African Medical Journal 2017; 107(10):887-891. DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i10.12268
  9. Kastien-Hilka T, Rosenkranz B, Schwenkglenks M, Bennett B, Sinanovic E. Association between Health-Related Quality of Life and Medication Adherence in Pulmonary Tuberculosis in South Africa. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2017; 8(919):1-7. DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00919
  10. Kastien-Hilka T, Rosenkranz B, Sinanovic E, Bennett B, Schwenkglenks M. Health-related quality of life in South African patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. PLoS One 2017; 12(4):1-20. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174605
  11. Kumar S, Bouic PJD, Rosenkranz B. Simultaneous HPLC Determination of Efavirenz, 8-Hydroxy Efavirenz, Neostigmine and Comparison of Separation Using a C18 and Biphenyl Column through Pharmacological Evaluation. Indian J Pharm Sci 2017; 3:353-360. DOI: 10.4172/pharmaceutical-sciences.1000237
  12. Lesosky M, Joska J, Decloedt EH. Simulating therapeutic drug monitoring results for dose individualisation to maintain investigator blinding in a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2017; 18(261):1-4. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-1992-6
  13. Lewandowski LB, Schanberg LE, Thielman N, Phuti A, Kalla AA, Okpechi I, Nourse P, Gajjar P, Faller G, Ambaram P, Reuter H, Spittal G, Scott C. Severe disease presentation and poor outcomes among pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus patients in South Africa. Lupus 2017; 26:186-194. DOI: 10.1177/0961203316660625
  14. Mbeye N, Adetokunboh OO, Negussie E, Kredo T, Wiysonge CSU. Shifting tasks from pharmacy to nonpharmacy personnel for providing antiretroviral therapy to people living with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2017; 7(8):1-13. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015072
  15. Rabie H, Decloedt EH, Garcia-Prats AJ, Cotton MF, Frigati LJ, Lallemant M, Hesseling AC, Schaaf HS. Antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected children who require a rifamycin-containing regimen for tuberculosis.  Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 2017; 18(6):589-598. DOI: 10.1080/14656566.2017.1309023
  16. Steyn N, Zunza M, Decloedt EH. A cross-sectional descriptive study of breastfeeding behaviour and galactogogue use among private-sector patients in Cape Town, South Africa. South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2017; 23(1):20-23. DOI: 10.7196/SAJOG.2017.v23i1.1116
  17. Steyn N, Decloedt EH. Galactogogues: prescriber points for use in breastfeeding mothers. O&G Forum 2017; 27: 16 – 18.
  18. Wium CA, Marks CJ, Du Plessis CE, Müller GJ. Berg adder (Bitis atropos): An unusual case of acute poisoning. SAMJ South African Medical Journal 2017; 107(12):1075-1077. DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i12.12763