Informacja

Drogi użytkowniku, aplikacja do prawidłowego działania wymaga obsługi JavaScript. Proszę włącz obsługę JavaScript w Twojej przeglądarce.

Przeglądasz jako GOŚĆ
Tytuł pozycji:

The influence of highly active antiretroviral therapy on AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma.

Tytuł :
The influence of highly active antiretroviral therapy on AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma.
Autorzy :
Dupin, N
Rubin De Cervens, V
Gorin, I
Calvez, V
Pessis, E
Grandadam, M
Rabian, C
Viard, J P
Huraux, J M
Escande, J
Pokaż więcej
Temat :
KAPOSI'S sarcoma
AIDS
CD antigens
Źródło :
British Journal of Dermatology; May1999, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p875-881, 7p
Czasopismo naukowe
To assess the clinical and biological benefit of highly active antiretroviral therapy on AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), 13 patients with AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma (five pulmonary KS and eight cutaneous KS) were prospectively followed for a mean duration of 12 months. Six patients were treated with specific anti-KS chemotherapy before or simultaneously with the introduction of antiretroviral therapy. Clinical response was assessed according to the AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) criteria. CD4 cell counts, plasma HIV-1 RNA and human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) viraemia were measured at baseline and at different points. Among patients with pulmonary KS, we observed three complete responses (CR), one partial response (PR) and one progression. The median survival time after the diagnosis of pulmonary KS was 15 months with a median duration of the response after the discontinuation of specific chemotherapy for KS of 8 months. Among patients with cutaneous KS, we observed four CR, three PR and one stable response. A complete response was significantly associated with a reversal in HHV-8 viraemia (five of six vs. one of six; P = 0.02, Mann–Whitney test). [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
Copyright of British Journal of Dermatology is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)

Ta witryna wykorzystuje pliki cookies do przechowywania informacji na Twoim komputerze. Pliki cookies stosujemy w celu świadczenia usług na najwyższym poziomie, w tym w sposób dostosowany do indywidualnych potrzeb. Korzystanie z witryny bez zmiany ustawień dotyczących cookies oznacza, że będą one zamieszczane w Twoim komputerze. W każdym momencie możesz dokonać zmiany ustawień dotyczących cookies