Carmela Piñeiro

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INTRODUCTION HIV infection during pregnancy still raises controversial issues. Combined antiretroviral therapy (cART) has been successful in reducing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). Routine screening in pregnancy and in pre-conception consultation proved to be one of the best methods able to get this treatment on time. We review our experience with(More)
Purpose of the study to assess the immunological response at 5 years in HIV-1 infected patients under ART and with persistently undetectable plasma viral load. Methods of 1450 patients currently on ART, 504 HIV-1 infected patients with persistently undetectable viral load for 5 or more years (mean = 8±2 years) were selected. Results of plasma viral load(More)
To evaluate the reasons and risk factors for antiretroviral discontinuation in a cohort of HIV-infected patients in the first year after starting combined antiretroviral therapy (cART) for the first time. Methods A cohort of naïve HIV-infected patients who started cART in the context of a national reimbursement program from January 2007 onwards is being(More)
Purpose The efficacy and safety profile of raltegravir in the clinical setting were evaluated retrospectively in HIV Portu-guese pts treated with raltegravir since the implementation of Early Access and Compassionate Use Program. Methods Pts from 11 Hospitals were enrolled between Mar07-Dec08.Three different subgroups of pts were analyzed (Group1-Pts(More)
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