The Endocrinology and metabolism of HIV infection
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Published by Baillière Tindall in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementG. Norbiato, guest editor.
SeriesBaillière"s clinical endocrinology and metabolism : international practice and research -- 8/4, Baillière"s clinical endocrinology and metabolism -- 8/4.
ContributionsNorbiato, G.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.735-882 :
Number of Pages882
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21633474M
ISBN 100702018503

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  This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Paul Hruz, is devoted to HIV and Endocrine Disorders. Articles in this issue include: Dyslipidemia and cardiovascular risk in HIV infection; Changes in nutritional concerns in HIV/AIDS; HIV Lipodystrophy: Lessons learned about adipose tissue and metabolic disorders; Hypogonadism in the HIV infected male; Gonadal Format: Book. This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Paul Hruz, is devoted to HIV and Endocrine Disorders. Articles in this issue include: Dyslipidemia and cardiovascular risk in HIV infection; Changes in nutritional concerns in HIV/AIDS; HIV Lipodystrophy: Lessons learned about adipose tissue and metabolic disorders; Hypogonadism in the HIV infected male; Gonadal function. It is generally accepted that the progression of HIV infection is the consequence of increased HIV virus load and defective CD4(+) T cell-mediated immunity. This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Paul Hruz, is devoted to HIV and Endocrine Disorders. Articles in this issue include: Dyslipidemia and cardiovascular risk in HIV infection; Changes in nutritional concerns in HIV/AID.

Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 3E (CD-ROM) endocrine disorders of HIV infection, and more. Also included are quick-access references to aid in clinical decisions--a complete endocrine drug formulary, an extraordinary compendium of normal laboratory values, and a detailed listing of dynamic diagnostic testing. 5/5(1). In one study of patients with HIV disease, the most common endocrine abnormality was a low serum testosterone level. Patients with symptomatic HIV infection had serum testosterone levels of +/- 70 ng/dl; patients with advanced HIV disease had serum testosterone levels of +/- 30 ng/dl. Both of these levels were significantly lower than. HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).This book reviews some of HAART-related metabolic and neurological complications. Involvement of the pituitary gland is common in advanced HIV infection, at autopsy; varying degrees of infarction and necrosis are the most common findings occurring in nearly 10% of cases [].Also common are opportunistic Infections by CMV, Pneumocystis carinii, Toxoplasmosis and mycobacteria among others [].Furthermore, the pituitary may also be affected by neoplasms such as cerebral lymphoma Author: Bakari Adamu Girei, Sani-Bello Fatima.

  For example, increases in growth velocity, experienced by many HIV-infected children when placed on HAART, could account for the group differences in bone turnover markers (6, 7). In addition, this study provides little insight into the pathogenesis of abnormal bone metabolism in HIV-infected by: Approximately 33 million people worldwide are living with HIV infection, and more than 2 million individuals are newly infected each year (1). Sub-Saharan Africa bears the majority of the disease burden, with 67% of all HIV cases and 75% of all HIV/AIDS related deaths occurring in this region (2). Although access to antiretroviral therapy has improved significantly over the past decade.   MANY alterations in endocrine function have been reported in association with human immunodeficiency virus (HTV) infection and the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).These changes may result from the direct effects of opportunistic infections and neoplasms or complications of medications used in the treatment of these by: The Endocrinology Book is composed of topic pages which are organized into 31 Chapters. Chapter Preview Select a chapter from the list at left and topics within that chapter will be listed here in .