Peter A. Sklar

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BACKGROUND Use of raltegravir with optimum background therapy is effective and well tolerated in treatment-experienced patients with multidrug-resistant HIV-1 infection. We compared the safety and efficacy of raltegravir with efavirenz as part of combination antiretroviral therapy for treatment-naive patients. METHODS Patients from 67 study centres on(More)
BACKGROUND To reduce lipid abnormalities and other side-effects associated with antiretroviral regimens containing lopinavir-ritonavir, patients might want to switch one or more components of their regimen. We compared substitution of raltegravir for lopinavir-ritonavir with continuation of lopinavir-ritonavir in HIV-infected patients with stable viral(More)
BACKGROUND Raltegravir has demonstrated potent and durable efficacy and a favorable safety profile in 3 phase III studies in treatment-naïve and treatment-experienced patients with HIV-1 infection. This manuscript provides a review of the raltegravir safety profile using data from these and other studies in the clinical development program. METHODS(More)
What governs the increased apoptosis sensitivity of HIV-specific CD8(+) T cells is poorly understood. Here, we examined the involvement of mitochondria in this apoptosis. Remarkably higher mitochondrial mass (MM) was found in HIV-specific compared with CMV-specific CD8(+) T cells from HIV(+) patients and this could not be attributed to their different(More)
IMPORTANCE Preladenant is an adenosine 2A receptor antagonist that reduced "off" time in a placebo-controlled phase 2b trial in patients with Parkinson disease (PD). We sought to confirm its efficacy in phase 3 trials. OBJECTIVE To evaluate preladenant as an adjunct to levodopa in patients with PD and motor fluctuations. DESIGN, SETTING, AND(More)
OBJECTIVE To survey the evolution over the past decade of attitudes and practices of obstetricians in maternal-fetal medicine fellowship programs regarding the management of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected pregnant women. METHODS Directors of all 65 approved maternal-fetal medicine training programs were sent questionnaires, responses to which(More)
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