Search for dissertations about: "antiretroviral treatment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 swedish dissertations containing the words antiretroviral treatment.

  1. 1. Antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 in the central nervous system

    Author : Aylin Yilmaz; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; HIV-1; cerebrospinal fluid; antiretroviral treatment; lopinavir; saquinavir; nelfinavir; neopterin; beta-2-microglobulin; HIV-1 RNA; IgG index; blood-brain barrier; albumin ratio; ultra-ultra sensitive PCR;

    Abstract : HIV-1 invades the central nervous system (CNS) early in the infectious course. It establishes a chronic progressive infection, and triggers an intrathecal immune response. If left untreated, a majority of patients will develop neurological complications, caused by opportunistic pathogens or HIV-1 itself. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pharmacometric Models to Improve Treatment of Tuberculosis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elin M Svensson; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pharmacokinetics; pharmacodynamics; population approach; nonlinear mixed-effects models; multidrug-resistant tuberculosis; bedaquiline; antiretroviral; drug-drug interactions; time-to-event; albumin; Klinisk farmakologi; Clinical Pharmacology;

    Abstract : Tuberculosis (TB) is the world’s most deadly infectious disease and causes enormous public health problems. The comorbidity with HIV and the rise of multidrug-resistant TB strains impede successful therapy through drug-drug interactions and the lack of efficient second-line treatments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adherence and Readiness to Antiretroviral Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Södergård; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Community pharmacy services; Adherence; Readiness; HIV; Pharmacy; Samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : Antiretroviral therapy places extraordinarily high demands on adherence, since non-adherence affects both individuals and society due to the spread of resistant viral strains. The aims of the thesis were to investigate the prevalence of adherence in Swedish HIV-infected patients, changes in adherence over time, and factors associated with adherence, including patients’ readiness to adhere. READ MORE

  4. 4. m-Health for antiretroviral treatment support : : evidence from India

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Rashmi Josephine Rodrigues; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: With antiretroviral therapy (ART) HIV infection is now managed like a chronic disease rather than as a fatal disease. Adherence to ART is essential for treatment success. However the high levels of adherence that are necessary and the multifactorial nature of adherence, make adherence to ART a challenge. READ MORE

  5. 5. HIV treatment outcomes in Uganda : : the impact of baseline characteristics and variability in pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics of antiretroviral drugs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Sarah Nanzigu; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ART Outcomes;

    Abstract : Guidelines specify criteria for initiation and monitoring of antiretroviral treatment (ART), including options for first line regimens. Immunological progress remains a widely used form of HIV/ART monitoring and efavirenz, a preferred first line antiretroviral drug. READ MORE