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Research & Reviews  26 results

HIV-Associated Vacuolar Myelopathy
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1167064-overview

May 7th, 2018 - Overview With the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), vacuolar myelopathy (VM) has become rarer, but it remains the most common chronic myelopathy associated with HIV. VM occurs during the late stages of AIDS, when CD4+ l...

HIV-Associated Vacuolar Myelopathy 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1167064-print

May 7th, 2018 - With the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), vacuolar myelopathy (VM) has become rarer, but it remains the most common chronic myelopathy associated with HIV. VM occurs during the late stages of AIDS, when CD4+ lymphocyte...

CNS Toxoplasmosis in HIV
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1167298-overview

Jul 11th, 2017 - Overview Toxoplasmosis is the leading cause of focal central nervous system (CNS) disease in AIDS. CNS toxoplasmosis in HIV-infected patients is usually a complication of the late phase of the disease. Typically, lesions are found in the brain and...

AIDS Dementia Complex
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/8250/aids-dementia-complex

Apr 17th, 2017 - Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved. These resources provide more information about thi...

HIV Encephalopathy and AIDS Dementia Complex 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1166894-print

Feb 23rd, 2016 - Cognitive disorder in the setting of HIV infection was recognized a long time ago and was referred to with various names. The term AIDS dementia complex was introduced by Navia and colleagues in 1986.[1, 2] Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) enter...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

Effects of Anti-HIV Therapy on Nervous System Function
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00432003

Apr 17th, 2014 - AIDS dementia complex (ADC) is a condition characterized by cognitive impairment, psychomotor slowing, and behavioral change. A milder form of ADC, called HIV minor cognitive/motor disorder (MCMD), is characterized by similar symptoms but has less...

A Study to Evaluate the Use of Memantine In Combination With Anti-HIV Drugs to Treat AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000867

Jun 10th, 2013 - The signs and symptoms of the AIDS Dementia Complex can be alleviated by zidovudine (ZDV). However, ZDV therapy has been associated with significant toxicities, particularly bone marrow suppression. The efficacy of ZDV appears to decrease during t...

Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Nimodipine for the Neurological Manifestations of HIV-1
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000738

Apr 2nd, 2012 - HIV-infected patients may develop a condition known as HIV-Associated Motor / Cognitive Complex (also known as AIDS dementia complex) that causes damage to the nervous system, particularly the brain and spinal cord. Evidence exists that nimodipine...

Comparison of 2',3'-Dideoxyinosine (Didanosine, ddI) and Zidovudine in Therapy of Patients With the AIDS Dementia Complex
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000657

Mar 29th, 2012 - HIV-infected or AIDS patients may develop ADC which causes damage to the nervous system. ADC may be caused by some action of the AIDS virus on the nervous system, although similar problems can be caused by other infections because the AIDS virus l...

An Open Trial of Zidovudine (AZT) Treatment of the AIDS Dementia Complex in Patients With AIDS or Low CD4+ Lymphocyte Counts
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000709

Mar 16th, 2012 - Individuals with AIDS frequently suffer central nervous system (CNS) problems that are characterized by cognitive, motor, and behavioral deficits, in a disorder known as AIDS dementia complex. Clinical experience suggests that its course is often ...

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News  3 results

Confusion in a Patient With HIV
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/505635_1

Jun 2nd, 2005 - Summary 47 year-old male with HIV presents with confusion. (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) What is the LEAST likely diagnosis? AIDS dementia complex Lymphoma Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopath...

Confusion in a Patient With HIV
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/505635

Jun 2nd, 2005 - Summary 47 year-old male with HIV presents with confusion. (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) What is the LEAST likely diagnosis? AIDS dementia complex Lymphoma Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopath...

Brain Injury Seen in HIV Patients on HAART
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/14680/infectious-diseases/brain-injury-seen-hiv-patients-haart
Diana Mahoney

MONTREAL — Evidence of significant brain inflammation and neuronal damage in patients with clinically stable HIV infection suggests that central nervous system injury persists despite successful viral control, Dr. Bradford Navia reported at the Co.

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