The success of endosseous implants in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy: a pilot study.

@article{Oliveira2011TheSO,
  title={The success of endosseous implants in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy: a pilot study.},
  author={M{\'a}rcio Augusto Oliveira and Marina Gallottini and Debora Pallos and Paulo S Z Maluf and Fernando Jablonka and Karem L{\'o}pez Ortega},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={142 9},
  pages={1010-6}
}
BACKGROUND In a pilot study, the authors aimed to determine the success rate of dental implants placed in patients who were positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and were receiving different regimens of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART). They considered patients' levels of cluster of differentiation (CD) 4(+) cells and viral load, and they attempted to verify whether patients with baseline biochemical signs of bone mineral density loss could experience osseointegration… CONTINUE READING

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