Weight Variation over Time and Its Association with Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome: A Longitudinal Analysis

@inproceedings{BernabOrtiz2011WeightVO,
  title={Weight Variation over Time and Its Association with Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome: A Longitudinal Analysis},
  author={Antonio Bernab{\'e}-Ortiz and Cesar P. Carcamo and Juan Francisco Sanchez and Julia Rios},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE Weight variation during therapy has been described as a useful marker to predict TB treatment outcome. No previous study has used longitudinal analysis to corroborate this finding. The goal of this study was to evaluate change and trends of patients' bodyweight over time depending on TB treatment outcome. METHODS AND FINDINGS A retrospective cohort study with all TB cases diagnosed from 2000 to 2006 was carried out. Information from 5 public tuberculosis treatment facilities at… CONTINUE READING
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