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Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol covers CROI 2009, Montreal, February 8-11, 2009
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HIV Treatment Strategies  
Mari Kitahata, M.D., and Jonathan Sterne, M.D. Ever Upward: "When to Start" Debate Turns to CD4+ Cell Count of 500
Dueling studies -- one presented by Mari Kitahata, M.D., the other by Jonathan Sterne, M.D. -- offer strikingly different views on the benefits of HAART initiation at a CD4+ threshold of 500. However, both appear to solidify the wisdom of starting therapy before CD4+ cell count drops below 350.
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David Wohl, M.D.A Review of Cardiovascular Disease and HIV: Highlights From CROI 2009
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Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.Which CROI 2009 Studies Are Most Likely to Impact Clinical Care?
Tune in as Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., walks us through some of the most important findings regarding HIV treatment strategies presented at CROI 2009.

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Join HIV clinician and researcher Pablo Tebas, M.D., Rob Camp and Bob Munk, as they chat about some of the big stories coming out of CROI 2009.

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