Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

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The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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Following organizations serve the condition "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" for support, advocacy or research.

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The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Cytomegalovirus Retinitis" returned 174 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in a Patient Who Received Ruxolitinib.
 

Author(s): Joanna von Hofsten, Marianne Johnsson Forsberg, Madeleine Zetterberg

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jan;374(3):296-7.

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016

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Long-term Outcomes of Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in the Era of Modern Antiretroviral Therapy: Results from a United States Cohort.
 

Author(s): Douglas A Jabs, Alka Ahuja, Mark L Van Natta, Alice T Lyon, Steven Yeh, Ronald Danis,

Journal: Ophthalmology. 2015 Jul;122(7):1452-63.

 

To describe the long-term outcomes of patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis and AIDS in the modern era of combination antiretroviral therapy.

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis with cytomegalovirus-specific T-lymphocyte infusion.
 

Author(s): Mrinali Patel Gupta, Peter Coombs, Susan E Prockop, Aisha A Hasan, Ekatarina Doubrovina, Richard J O'Reilly, Stuart H Cohen, Susanna S Park, Szilárd Kiss

Journal: Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Jan;46(1):80-2.

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a potentially blinding infection that affects immunocompromised patients who are unable to generate a T-cell response against the organism. Infusion of CMV-specific leukocytes has been shown to be effective in patients with systemic CMV infection, ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2015

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infection; Hypertension; Pain; Reflux; Edema; Hyperlipidemia; Hypotension; Hypercholesterolemia; Sedation; Anxiolysis; Benzodiazepine Withdrawal; Bipolar Disorder; Autistic Disorder; Schizophrenia; Influenza Treatment or Prophylaxis; Acute Decompensated Heart Failure; Stable Angina; Life-threatening Fungal Infections; Nosocomial Pneumonia; Community Acquired Pneumonia; Acute Bacterial Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis; Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections; Uncomplicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections; Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis; Complicated Urinary Tract Infections; Acute Pyelonephritis; Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections; Inhalational Anthrax (Post-Exposure); Infantile Hemangioma; Withdrawal; Inflammation; Bacterial Septicemia; Cytomegalovirus Retinitis; Herpes Simplex Virus; Adenovirus; Brain Swelling; Airway Swelling; Adrenal Insufficiency; Anxiety; Nausea; Vomiting; Convulsions; Muscle Spasms; Seizures; Epilepsy; Bartonellosis; Brucellosis; Cholera; Plague; Psittacosis; Q Fever; Relapsing Fever; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; Trachoma; Tularemia; Typhus Fever; Bronchospasm; Cardiac Arrest; Hypersensitivity Reaction; Cyanide Poisoning; Acute Bacterial Sinusitis; Bacterial Meningitis; Sepsis; Gastroparesis; Opioid Addiction; Migraines; Headaches

 

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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