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The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of and risk factors for clinical lipodystrophy (LD) and metabolic disorders in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1-infected patients. A cross-sectional survey of the Aquitaine Cohort was performed in January 1999. The clinical diagnosis of LD was categorized as fat wasting (FW), peripheral fat(More)
p53 protein expression was evaluated by immunohistochemistry in a homogeneous series of 100 supratentorial grade II astrocytomas with long-term follow-up. The staining was positive in 72 cases. The proportion of p53 positive tumors was slightly higher in younger patients. The tumor regrowths which derived from p53 positive tumors were themselves p53(More)
PURPOSE Data collected during the years 1995 and 1996 in the course of an epidemiological survey of tuberculosis in Gironde allowed comparison of pulmonary tuberculosis with extrapulmonary localizations, evaluation of the importance of each localization and highlighting of potential risk factors. METHODS Patients living in Gironde who had evidence of(More)
OBJECTIVE To study hepatic cytolysis in patients treated by highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) with protease inhibitor or with two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). METHODS We selected patients of the Aquitaine Cohort who initiated HAART or two NRTIs before 1 January 1998, had alanine amino-transferase (ALT) < or = 200 IU/I at(More)
French official statistics do not mention primary tuberculosis and data on its prevalence are rare, despite the fact that the annual number of cases of primary tuberculosis is a clear indicator of the progression or regression of what remains an endemic disease in Europe. In order to collate information on the subject, a questionnaire was sent to 132(More)
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