TITLE

A Single Surgical Unit’s Experience with Abdominal Tuberculosis in the HIV/AIDS Era

AUTHOR(S)
Dasgupta, Sayandev
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgery;May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p1098
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the resurgence in the incidence of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis which is attributed to HIV and AIDS. Surgery is not recommended either for confirming the diagnosis or as the first-line approach to the management of uncomplicated abdominal tuberculosis. The role of antiretroviral therapy in cases of tuberculosis and HIV was not discussed.
ACCESSION #
24976624

 

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