Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 166 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Outcomes of cytomegalovirus retinitis-related retinal detachment surgery in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients in an Asian population.
 

Author(s): John X Wong, Elizabeth P Wong, Stephen C Teoh

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This study reports the surgical outcomes of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients with Cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR) -related retinal detachments(RD) in an Asian population.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2014

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Cytomegalovirus retinitis in HIV/AIDS patients.
 

Author(s): C Chiotan, L Radu, R Serban, C Cornăcel, M Cioboata, A Anghel

Journal: J Med Life. 2014 Jun;7(2):237-40.

 

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has the ability to affect any organ in the body. In 70% of HIV-infected patients ocular manifestations were observed, which in the vast majority reflect the systemic disease and may be the first sign of a disseminated infection.

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Mortality in patients with AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis in Myanmar.
 

Author(s): NiNi Tun, Frank M Smithuis, Nikolas London, W Lawrence Drew, David Heiden

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2014 Dec;59(11):1650-1.

 

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2014

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Burden of HIV-related cytomegalovirus retinitis in resource-limited settings: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Nathan Ford, Zara Shubber, Peter Saranchuk, Sophia Pathai, Nicolas Durier, Daniel P O'Brien, Edward J Mills, Fernando Pascual, Ellen 't Hoen, Gary N Holland, David Heiden

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Nov;57(9):1351-61.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a late-stage opportunistic infection in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS. Lack of ophthalmological diagnostic skills, lack of convenient CMV treatment, and increasing access to antiretroviral therapy have all contributed to an assumption ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013

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Current and emerging antivirals for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis: an update on recent patents.
 

Author(s): Aswani D Vadlapudi, Ramya K Vadlapatla, Ashim K Mitra

Journal: Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov. 2012 Apr;7(1):8-18.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is the most common ocular opportunistic complication and a serious cause of vision loss in immunocompromised patients. Even though, a rise in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected individuals seems to be a major factor responsible for the prevalence ...

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2012

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Cytomegalovirus retinitis in Wegener's granulomatosis: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Eckart Bertelmann, Anja Liekfeld, Uwe Pleyer, Christian Hartmann

Journal: Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 2005 Apr;83(2):258-61.

 

To present the first case of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in a Wegener's granulomatosis patient on systemic cyclosporine A (CsA) therapy.

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2005

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