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SAJOG

April 2012 Volume 18 No. 2

THE SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Editor R C Pattinson Editorial Board: SAJOG Alan Alperstein (Cape Town) Geoffrey Buga (Walter Sisulu) Hennie Cronje (Free State) Franco Guidozzi (Witwatersrand) Justus Hofmeyr (East London) Thinus Kruger (Stellenbosch) Gerhard Lindeque (Pretoria) Eddie Mhlanga (KwaZulu-Natal) Sam Monokoane (Limpopo) Jack Moodley (KwaZulu-Natal) Dan Ncayiyana (Durban) Hein Odendaal (Stellenbosch) Zephne van der Spuy (Cape Town) Assistant Editor Emma Buchanan

CONTENTS
Editorial
Reducing maternal deaths
Bob Pattinson

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Opinion
The value of confidential enquiries
James Drife

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Original Articles
Maternal mortality ratio trends in the vital registration data
Debbie Bradshaw, Rob E Dorrington

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Technical Editors Anne Hahn Marijke Maree Robert Matzdorff Melissa Raemaekers Paula van der Bijl Senior News Journalist Chris Bateman Head of Publishing Robert Arendse Production Manager Emma Couzens

Contraceptive use and associated factors among South African youth (18 - 24 years): A population-based study
Lebogang Seutlwadi, Karl Peltzer, Gugu Mchunu, Bomkazi O Tutshana

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Review
A review of the incidence and survival of child and adolescent cancer and the effects of treatment on future fertility and endocrine development
M H Botha, T F Kruger

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Art Director Siobhan Tillemans Design & Layout Travis Arendse Distribution Manager Edward Macdonald Advertising Enquiries SALES DIRECTOR: Diane Smith Tel: (012) 481-2069 Cover Design Richard Smith

Scientific Letter
Implementation of an office-based semen preparation method (SEP-D Kit) for intra-uterine insemination (IUI): A controlled randomised study to compare the IUI pregnancy outcome between a routine (swim-up) and the SEP-D Kit method
R K Gentis, I Siebert, T F Kruger, M L de Beer-Windt

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Abstracts
35th National Congress of the South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: 6 - 10 May 2012 56 80

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