Robert P. Gie
Stellenbosch University
AirwayEpidemiologyInternal medicineRadiologySurgeryIntensive care medicinePediatricsProspective cohort studyImmunologyAsthmaRespiratory diseaseTuberculinLungMycobacterium tuberculosisBronchoscopyDiseaseTuberculosisChest radiographPopulationMedicine
164Publications
38H-index
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#1Pierre Goussard (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 16
#2Robert P. Gie (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 38
Last. Savvas Andronikou (UoB: University of Bristol)H-Index: 24
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AbstractEmpyema necessitans is a rare complication of acute bacterial pneumonia, especially in children. It is a complication of empyema characterised by the extension of pus from the pleural cavit...
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#1Elisabetta Walters (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 10
#2Marieke M. van der Zalm (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 14
Last. Anneke C. Hesseling (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 44
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Three-hundred four young children with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis had a gastric aspirate, induced sputum and nasopharyngeal aspirate collected on each of 2 consecutive weekdays. Specimens collected on the second day were pooled in the laboratory for each child individually. The diagnostic yiel
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#1Aneesa Vanker (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 9
#2Polite M. Nduru (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 5
Last. Heather J. Zar (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 52
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Indoor air pollution (IAP) or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure may influence nasopharyngeal carriage of bacterial species and development of lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI). The aim of this study was to longitudinally investigate the impact of antenatal or postnatal IAP/ETS exposure on nasopharyngeal bacteria in mothers and infants. A South African cohort study followed mother–infant pairs from birth through the first year. Nasopharyngeal swabs were taken at birth, 6 and 12 mo...
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#1Pierre GoussardH-Index: 16
#2Robert P. GieH-Index: 38
Last. Anne Marie DemmersH-Index: 1
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#1Pierre Goussard (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 16
#2Robert P. Gie (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 38
Last. Jacque Janson (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 1
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Fibrosing mediastinitis (FM) is a rare benign disease resulting from an excessive fibro-inflammatory reaction in the mediastinum that can compress and occlude mediastinal structures. There is a granulomatous and a diffuse non-granulomatous form of FM. We present a case of granulomatous FM following possible tuberculosis in a young child who presented with severe compression of the airways, pulmonary artery and the superior vena cava (SVC), unresponsive to treatment, resulting in death. Bronchosc...
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#1C. Jacobs (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 1
#2Pierre Goussard (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 16
Last. Robert P. Gie (Stellenbosch University)H-Index: 38
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SETTING: Tertiary care hospital, Western Cape, South Africa. DESIGN: Retrospective descriptive study of a case series of necrotising pneumonia (NP) in children associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis presenting over a 4-year period in a country with high human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) prevalence. OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical and radiological features of, and treatment regimens and outcomes in, children with NP. RESULTS: Of 32 children (median age 16.5 months, ...
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#1Elisabetta WaltersH-Index: 10
#2Anne-Marie Demers (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 8
Last. Anneke C. HesselingH-Index: 44
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#1Aneesa VankerH-Index: 9
#2Polite M. NduruH-Index: 5
Last. Heather J. ZarH-Index: 52
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#1Aneesa Vanker (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 9
#2Robert P. Gie (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 38
Last. Heather J. Zar (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 52
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