Causes of the first AIDS-defining illness and subsequent survival before and after the advent of combined antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Grabar2008CausesOT,
  title={Causes of the first AIDS-defining illness and subsequent survival before and after the advent of combined antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Sophie Grabar and Emilie Lanoy and Clotilde Allavena and Murielle Mary-Krause and Mich{\`e}le Bentata and Patricia Fischer and Abba Mahamat and Christian 4 Rabaud and Dominique Costagliola},
  journal={HIV medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={246-56}
}
OBJECTIVES To analyse the impact of combined antiretroviral treatment (cART) on survival with AIDS, according to the nature of the first AIDS-defining clinical illness (ADI); to examine trends in AIDS-defining causes (ADC) and non-AIDS-defining causes (non-ADC) of death. METHODS From the French Hospital Database on HIV, we studied trends in the nature of the first ADI and subsequent survival in France during three calendar periods: the pre-cART period (1993-1995; 8027 patients), the early… CONTINUE READING