Dec 15, 2006
Today Dr. Markowtiz reported that cd4's in the gut are depleted quickly and do not recover well , indicating that perhaps hiv infected people might need to be a little more vigilent with regards to getting a colonoscopy. Do you have an age where you want your patients to get one ?? and do you rx the regular one or the virtual one AND WHY DO YOU RX THIS particular one?? MANY thanks,,. :LUke
Response from Dr. Henry
I am familiar with that paper and study. Colonscopy for assessing HIV status is a research only technique -not recommended for routine use in HIV+ persons outside of screening for colon CA per standard recommendations or for evalution of GI symptoms. KH
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