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Author Topic: Treatment guidelines update  (Read 433 times)

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Offline aztecan

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Treatment guidelines update
« on: March 30, 2012, 11:02:19 AM »
On the heels of a report saying that, overall, long-term ARV therapy is safe, comes this from the NIH:

The following appears at the beginning of the March 27, 2012, revision to the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents.
Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Treatment-Naive Patients
The Panel updated its recommendations on initiation of ART in treatment-naive patients. The changes are primarily based on increasing evidence showing the harmful impact of ongoing HIV replication on AIDS and non-AIDS disease progression. In addition, the updated recommendations reflect emerging data showing the benefit of effective ART in preventing secondary transmission of HIV. . . . .

ART is recommended for all HIV-infected individuals.


http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/html/1/adult-and-adolescent-treatment-guidelines/10/initiating-antiretroviral-therapy-in-treatment-naive-patients

A most interesting turn of events.

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Mark
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Re: Treatment guidelines update
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2012, 11:05:25 AM »
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

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Re: Treatment guidelines update
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2012, 11:09:59 AM »
OOPS
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