Impact of Small Body Weight on Tenofovir-Associated Renal Dysfunction in HIV-Infected Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Japanese Patients

@inproceedings{Nishijima2011ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of Small Body Weight on Tenofovir-Associated Renal Dysfunction in HIV-Infected Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Japanese Patients},
  author={Takeshi Nishijima and Hirokazu Komatsu and Hiroyuki Gatanaga and Takahiro Aoki and Koji Watanabe and Ei Kinai and Haruhito Honda and Junko Tanuma and Hirohisa Yazaki and Kunihisa Tsukada and Miwako Honda and Katsuji Teruya and Yoshimi Kikuchi and Shinichi Oka},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Treatment with tenofovir is sometimes associated with renal dysfunction. Limited information is available on this side effect in patients with small body weight, although the use of tenofovir will spread rapidly in Asia and Africa, where patients are likely to be of smaller body weight. METHODS In a single-center cohort, Japanese patients with… CONTINUE READING