Neurologic disease burden in treated HIV/AIDS predicts survival: a population-based study.

@article{Vivithanaporn2010NeurologicDB,
  title={Neurologic disease burden in treated HIV/AIDS predicts survival: a population-based study.},
  author={Pornpun Vivithanaporn and Gyunyoung Heo and Jackie Gamble and Hartmut B. Krentz and Ahmet Hoke and Michael J. Gill and Clare Power},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={75 13},
  pages={
          1150-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) has improved the survival of patients with HIV/AIDS but its impact remains uncertain on the changing prevalence and incidence of neurologic disorders with ensuing effects on mortality. METHODS The prevalence and incidence of neurologic disorders were examined in patients receiving active care in a regional HIV care program from 1998 to 2008. The mortality hazard ratio (HR) was calculated by Cox proportional hazard models with adjustment for… CONTINUE READING

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