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HIV/AIDS Clinical Update Published on Web

June 23, 2000

The Medscape HIV/AIDS Annual Update 2000 -- based on the Clinical Care Options for HIV Symposium, May 4-7, 2000 -- is on the Web at This review, written for AIDS physicians by leading experts, is important because of this Symposium's clinical focus -- on practical issues in the doctor's office, more than on research.

The following chapters are now available, usually both as text and audio, sometimes only as audio:

  • Forward, by John P. Phair, M.D. and Edward King, M.A.
  • Immunopathogenesis of HIV Infection, by Richard A. Koup, M.D.
  • Viral Pathogenesis: Update and Clinical Implications, by Daniel Kuritzkes, M.D.
  • Human Genetic Factors that Impact HIV Infection and Progression, by Stephen J. O'Brien, Ph.D.
  • Antiretroviral Therapy: Initial Strategies, by Joel E. Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Managing Antiretroviral-Experienced Patients, by Robert L. Murphy, M.D.
  • Choosing and Using Resistance Assays, by Steven G. Deeks, M.D. and Andrew R. Zolopa, M.D.
  • Drug Interactions: Better Living through Pharmacology?, by Charles Flexner, M.D.
  • Adherence: Issues and Strategies, by Laura Cheever, M.D.
  • Recent Advances in the Clinical Management of HIV-Infected Infants and Children, by Karin Nielsen, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Emerging Issues in the Clinical Management of HIV in Women, by Judith Currier, M.D., M.Sc.
  • Fat Redistribution and Metabolic Abnormalities, by Donald P. Kotler, M.D.
  • Hyperlipidemia and Insulin Resistance Due to HIV Infection and its Therapies, by Carl Grunfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Hypertension and HIV Infection, by Lynda Anne Szczech, M.D., M.S.C.E.
  • Opportunistic Infections 2000, by William Powderly, M.D.
  • Co-Infection with Hepatitis C and HIV, by Marion Peters, M.D. and Kenneth Sherman, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Virus-Related Cancers in the HAART Era, by Alexandra M. Levine, M.D.
  • Appendix: Quick Reference Guide to Antiretrovirals, by Malte Schutz, M.D. and Andrea Wendrow, R.Ph.
  • Moderated Panel: Review of the Conference: Pathogenesis; Antiretroviral Therapy; and Complications of HIV Disease and Therapy
  • Additional Audio Interview: Addiction, Psychiatric Issues and HIV, by Glenn Treisman, M.D., Ph.D.

This update was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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ISSN # 1052-4207

Copyright 2000 by John S. James. Permission granted for noncommercial reproduction, provided that our address and phone number are included if more than short quotations are used.

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