A diffusion tensor imaging and neurocognitive study of HIV-positive children who are HAART-naïve “slow progressors”

  title={A diffusion tensor imaging and neurocognitive study of HIV-positive children who are HAART-na{\"i}ve “slow progressors”},
  author={Jacqueline Hoare and Jean-Paul Fouche and Bruce S. Spottiswoode and Kirsty Donald and Nicole Philipps and Heidre Bezuidenhout and Christine Mulligan and Victoria A. Webster and Charity Oduro and Leigh E. Schrieff and Robert Paul and Heather Jessica Zar and Kevin Thomas and D. J. Stein},
  journal={Journal of NeuroVirology},
There are few neuropsychological or neuroimaging studies of HIV-positive children with “slow progression”. “Slow progressors” are typically defined as children or adolescents who were vertically infected with HIV, but who received no or minimal antiretroviral therapy. We compared 12 asymptomatic HIV-positive children (8 to 12 years) with matched controls on a neuropsychological battery as well as diffusion tensor imaging in a masked region of interest analysis focusing on the corpus callosum… CONTINUE READING
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