AIDS: Lessons from the last decade and prospects for the future
- HIV rounds at Cornell: Selected neurologic complications of HIV disease. Simpson, David // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Mar1998, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p209
Examines the issue of neurological disorders during complications of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency virus (AIDS). How the central and peripheral nervous system could be affected; Identification of neurological disorders.
- Metachronous Primary Carcinomas of the Lung in an HIV-Infected Patient. Aviram, Galit; Fishman, Joel E.; Schwartz, David S. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jun2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p297
Studies have suggested that human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) patients have an increased risk of developing primary lung cancer, with a poor prognosis. We report a 59-year-old HIV-seropositive man who developed two metachronous primary bronchogenic...
- Cavitary Lung Disease in AIDS: Etiologies and Correlation with Immune Status. Aviram, Galit; Fishman, Joel E.; Sagar, Meenor // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jul2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p353
To investigate the etiology and differential features of cavitary lung disease in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), chest computed tomography (CT) records from a 2-year period were reviewed to identify all human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients with cavitary...
- Common Neurologic Complications of HIV-1 Infection and AIDS. Newton, Herbert B. // American Family Physician;2/1/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p387
Focuses on the common neurologic complications of HIV-1 infection and AIDS. Clinical presentation of the complications; Temporal profiles; Etiology of nervous system damage.
- Renal Diseases in HIV Infection. Asudani, Deepak; Patel, Ruchita S.; Corser, John // Internet Journal of Internal Medicine;2004, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
The article presents information on renal diseases in HIV infection. Even before HIV was established as the causative agent of AIDS, a distinct renal syndrome was reported in patients with AIDS and nephrotic syndrome. Renal involvement by HIV is now understood to be a direct infection by the...
- The Influence of HAART on CMV Retinitis. Shechtman, Diana L. // Review of Optometry;11/15/2006 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 143, p8
The article focuses on the impact of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) on HIV patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in the U.S. This alternative treatment reduced the prevalence of the CMV disease and decreased mortality rate of patients suffering from an HIV complication....
- HIV/AIDS Case Histories: Diagnostic Problems. Godwin, Janice H. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;May99, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p303
Focuses on the difficulties of diagnosing myelodysplasia (MDS) in HIV/AIDS patients. Evidences of dysplasia found in HIV/AIDS infected persons; Differences in marrow lesions accompanying AIDS compared to those of MDS; Use of the term `HIV Myelopathy' to establish these differences.
- Prognosis in HIV and AIDS #213. Oppenheim, Steven // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Sep2009, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p833
The article discusses the prognostication in patients who are suffering life-threatening complications related to HIV infection. It states that age, remaining antiviral treatment options, opportunistic infections' responses to therapy and the development of untreatable complication are some of...
- Proteinase-activated receptor-1 mediates dorsal root ganglion neuronal degeneration in HIV/AIDS. Acharjee, Shaona; Zhu, Yu; Maingat, Ferdinand; Pardo, Carlos; Ballanyi, Klaus; Hollenberg, Morley D.; Power, Christopher // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Nov2011, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p3209
Distal sensory polyneuropathy is a frequent complication of lentivirus infections of the peripheral nervous system including both human immunodeficiency virus and feline immunodeficiency virus. Proteinase-activated receptors are G protein-coupled receptors implicated in the pathogenesis of...