Research Paper | Pathology Science | Albania | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014
Anthropometric and Immunological Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy in Albanian Adults
KOLPEPAJRajmonda, HARXHIArjan, XINXOSonela, NakeAdmir
Background: Combinated antiretroviral therapy (ART) are known to gives rise CD4+ T-lymphocyte count and increased BMI (body mass index), in subjects treated for HIV/AIDS. Aim: Comparative evaluation of the CD4+ T-lymphocyte count and body mass index (BMI) at patients treated with PI (protease inhibitor) or non-PI (Nucleosid/non nucleoside transcriptase revers inhibitor). Methods. This prospective study was carry out at University Hospital Center ?Mother TERESA?, which included adults patients diagnosed with HIV / AIDS, who are treated with one of two following treatment: non nucleoside and nukleozid inhibitor (non-PI) and the other with PI, from 2011 till 2013. Were included only the patients who had data on CD4+ T-lymphocyte counts and BMI in Baseline and after, 6, 12, 24 months, in their file.The data were analized through the SPSS 17. Results.: We had studied 89 patients, which were measured BMI and CD4.Patients who where treated with PI have an significant increased of BMI compared with patients who treated with non-PI. (The technique of correlation Kendall's tau_b r = 0.123 p
Keywords: : BMI, CD4+ T-lymphocyte, PI, ART, non-PI
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014
Pages: 1926 - 1929
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KOLPEPAJRajmonda, HARXHIArjan, XINXOSonela, NakeAdmir, "Anthropometric and Immunological Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy in Albanian Adults", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=OCT14558, Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014, 1926 - 1929
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