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Effect of early versus deferred antiretroviral therapy for HIV on survival.
BACKGROUND The optimal time for the initiation of antiretroviral therapy for asymptomatic patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is uncertain. METHODS We conducted two parallelExpand
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Closing the Gap: Increases in Life Expectancy among Treated HIV-Positive Individuals in the United States and Canada
Background Combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) has significantly increased survival among HIV-positive adults in the United States (U.S.) and Canada, but gains in life expectancy for this regionExpand
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Risk of anal cancer in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals in North America.
BACKGROUND Anal cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), although few have evaluated rates separately for men who have sex withExpand
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Incidence and etiology of acute renal failure among ambulatory HIV-infected patients.
BACKGROUND Acute renal failure (ARF) is a cause of renal dysfunction in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. Its incidence and causes have not been studied since the introduction ofExpand
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Temporal trends in presentation and survival for HIV-associated lymphoma in the antiretroviral therapy era.
BACKGROUND Lymphoma is the leading cause of cancer-related death among HIV-infected patients in the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era. METHODS We studied lymphoma patients in the Centers for AIDSExpand
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Late presentation for human immunodeficiency virus care in the United States and Canada.
BACKGROUND. Initiatives to improve early detection and access to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) services have increased over time. We assessed the immune status of patients at initialExpand
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Randomized study of the safety and efficacy of fish oil (omega-3 fatty acid) supplementation with dietary and exercise counseling for the treatment of antiretroviral therapy-associated
BACKGROUND Omega-3 fatty acids (fish oils) reduce fasting serum triglyceride levels and cardiovascular disease risk in individuals without HIV infection. Whether omega-3 fatty acid supplementationExpand
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The Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on the Survival of HIV-Infected Children in a Resource-Deprived Setting: A Cohort Study
This observational cohort study by Andrew Edmonds and colleagues reports that treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) markedly improves the survival of HIV-infected children inExpand
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Cumulative Incidence of Cancer Among Persons With HIV in North America: A Cohort Study.
BACKGROUND Cancer is increasingly common among persons with HIV. OBJECTIVE To examine calendar trends in cumulative cancer incidence and hazard rate by HIV status. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTINGExpand
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End-stage renal disease among HIV-infected adults in North America.
BACKGROUND Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults, particularly those of black race, are at high-risk for end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but contributing factors are evolving. WeExpand
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