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Prevalence of HIV/AIDS among breast cancer patients and the clinico-pathological presentation of breast cancer with HIV/AIDS in Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2011-04)
Background: Breast cancer is the most common site-specific cancer accounting for 33% of all female cancers and is responsible for 20% of the cancer-related deaths in women. Objective: To determine the prevalence of HIV ...
HIV Subtype D Is Associated with Dementia, Compared with Subtype A, in Immunosuppressed Individuals at Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Kampala, Uganda
(Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2009)
Background. In the United States, clade B is the predominant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) subtype, whereas in sub-Saharan Africa, clades A, C, and D are the predominant subtypes. HIV subtype may have an impact on ...
Subclinical atherosclerosis among HIV-infected adults attending HIV/AIDS care at two large Ambulatory HIV clinics in Uganda
(PLOS One, 2014)
Background: The increased immune activation and inflammation of chronic HIV-infection and the characteristic dyslipidemias associated with HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) contribute to an increased risk of ...
Outcome of HIV-infected and uninfected children with severe pneumonia admitted to pediatric wards at Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2012)
Background: Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children under 5 years worldwide and contributes the greatest proportion of the global burden of childhood diseases. In Uganda, pneumonia is one of the leading causes ...
Cognitive dysfunction among HIV positive and HIV negative patients with psychosis in Uganda
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Background: Cognitive impairment is an established phenomenon in HIV infected individuals and patients that have psychosis. However there is need to establish the severity of the impairment if patients are co morbid with ...
Second assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2008)
In July of 2006, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS (CMHRA) sponsored the second conference on the Assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa, which was held in Arusha, ...
Frequency of and risk factors for HIV dementia in an HIV clinic in sub-Saharan Africa
(American Academy of Neurology, 2007)
Objective: To measure the frequency and associated risk factors of HIV dementia in an HIV clinic in Kampala, Uganda. Methods: We systematically sampled 78 HIV-seropositive (HIV ) patients from an ambulatory HIV ...
Antiretroviral therapy improves cognitive impairment in HIV individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa
(American Academy of Neurology (AAN), 2006)
Abstract—Background: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) can improve cognitive performance in some patients with HIV-associated cognitive impairment in the United States. The effect of HAART on HIV dementia ...
Bronchoscopy is useful for diagnosing smear-negative tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients
(European Respiratory Journal, 2010)
Depression symptoms and cognitive function among individuals with advanced HIV infection initiating HAART in Uganda
(BMC Psychiatry, 2010)
Background: Among patients with HIV infection, depression is the most frequently observed psychiatric disorder. The presence of depressive symptoms and cognitive dysfunction among HIV patients has not been well studied in ...