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Replicative capacity of HIV-2, like HIV-1, correlates with severity of immunodeficiency.
We have obtained 15 HIV-2 isolates from the peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) of 24 HIV-2-infected west African people. The frequency of virus isolation correlated with the severity of HIV-2Expand
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HIV-2 infection in hospitalized patients in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
During 11 months in 1989-1990, 1009 consecutive hospitalized adult patients admitted to the medical wards of the National Hospital in Bissau were interviewed, examined clinically, and tested forExpand
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Clinical and immunological follow-up of previously hospitalized HIV-2 seropositive patients in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
A follow-up study was done in Bissau on 113 HIV-2 seropositive patients and 97 HIV-2 seronegative patients 3-15 months after hospitalization. Follow-up totalled 63.5 person years for seropositiveExpand
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Association between HTLV-1 and HIV-2 infections in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
Health workers took blood samples from 987 patients at the National Hospital Simao Mendes in Bissau Guinea-Bissau 512 healthy male police officers and 272 healthy pregnant women to determine HTLVExpand
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Risk factors for HIV-2 infection in Guinea-Bissau.
To define the epidemiology of HIV-2 infection, we conducted a case-control study among hospitalized patients at an acute care hospital in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, a country with endemic HIV-2Expand
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[Phlegmasia caerulea dolens: therapeutic considerations].
Phlegmasia caerulea dolens is a rare complication of a deep venous thrombosis and is the result of a massive occlusion of all venous outflow of the extremity. Diagnosis must be made early in theExpand
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[Post-traumatic pseudo aneurysm of the infrarenal aorta. A clinical report].
Abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysms are rare, particularly when they are related to blunt abdominal trauma. The authors report the clinical case of a 65 years old man with an abdominal aorticExpand
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[Complications of vascular access for hemodialysis - limits, imagination and commitment].
Terminal chronic kidney disease courses with high mortality and is a serious public health problem on a global scale. In Portugal, it involves about 14,000 patients of whom 5,000 are transplanted.Expand
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[Endovascular management of an infectious and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Clinical report].
Infectious aneurysms are about 1-3% of all aneurysms of the infrarenal aorta. Its treatment is challenging and the best strategy is far from consensual. The authors report a case of a HIV + patientExpand
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Réaction allergique grave après traitement de télangiectasies à la glycérine chromée (Sclérémo
Les reactions allergiques apres sclerose des varices sont tres rares et, jusqu'a present, il n'existe aucune description de cas survenus avec de la glycerine chromee (Scleremo®). Les auteursExpand
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