The impact of kidney function at highly active antiretroviral therapy initiation on mortality in HIV-infected women.

@article{Estrella2010TheIO,
  title={The impact of kidney function at highly active antiretroviral therapy initiation on mortality in HIV-infected women.},
  author={Michelle M. Estrella and Rulan S. Parekh and Alison G. Abraham and Brad C Astor and Lynda A. Szczech and Kathryn M Anastos and Jack A Dehovitz and Daniel J. Merenstein and Celeste Leigh Pearce and Phyllis C. Tien and Mardge H. Cohen and Stephen J Gange},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={217-20}
}
BACKGROUND In the early highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era, kidney dysfunction was strongly associated with death among HIV-infected individuals. We re-examined this association in the later HAART period to determine whether chronic kidney disease remains a predictor of death after HAART initiation. METHODS To evaluate the effect of kidney… CONTINUE READING