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    • Cancer in HIV-infected persons from the caribbean, central and South America 

      Fink, Valeria I.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Cesar, Carina; Krolewiecki, Alejandro; Wehbe, Firas; Cortés, Claudia P.; Ramírez, Brenda Crabtree; Padgett, Denis; Shafaee, Maryam; Schechter, Mauro; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Bacon, Melanie; McGowan, Catherine C.; Cahn, Pedro; Masys, Daniel (2011)
      Background: HIV-infected individuals have heightened cancer risk. With the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the frequency of some AIDS-defining cancers (ADC) has decreased although certain non-AIDS-defining ...
    • Cross-sectional analysis of late HARRT initiation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Late testers and late presenters 

      Crabtree Ramírez, Brenda; Caro Vega, Yanink; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Wehbe, Firas; Cesar, Carina; Cortés, Claudia; Padgett, Denis; Koenig, Serena; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Cahn, Pedro; McGowan, Catherine C.; Masys, Daniel; Sierra Madero, Juan Juan; The CCASAnet Team, (2011)
      Background: Starting HAART in a very advanced stage of disease is assumed to be the most prevalent form of initiation in HIV-infected subjects in developing countries. Data from Latin America and the Caribbean is still ...
    • Health outcomes among HIV-positive Latinos initiating antiretroviral therapy in North America versus Central and South America 

      Cesar, Carina; Koethe, Jonh R.; Giganti, Mark J.; Rebeiro, Peter; Althoff, Keri N.; Napravnik, Sonia; Mayor, Ángel; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Wolff Reyes, Marcelo; Padgett, Denis; Sierra Madero, Juan Juan; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Sterling, Timothy R.; Willig, James; Levison, Julie; Kitahata, Mari; Rodríguez Barradas, María; Moore, Richard D.; McGowan, Catherine; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Cahn, Pedro (Int Aids Society, 2016)
      Introduction: Latinos living with HIV in the Americas share a common ethnic and cultural heritage. In North America, Latinos have a relatively high rate of new HIV infections but lower rates of engagement at all stages of ...
    • HIV viral load suppression in adults and children receiving antiretroviral therapy-results from the IeDEA collaboration 

      Jiamsakul, Awachana; Kariminia, Azar; Althoff, Keri N.; Cesar, Carina; Cortés Moncada, Claudia; Davies, Mary Ann; Do, Viet Chau; Eley, Brian; Gill, John; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran; Machado, Daisy Maria; Moore, Richard; Prozesky, Hans; Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Law, Matthew (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
      Background: Having 90% of patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and achieving an undetectable viral load (VL) is 1 of the 90: 90: 90 by 2020 targets. In this global analysis, we investigated the proportions of adult and ...
    • Incidence of virological failure and major regimen change of initial combination antiretroviral therapy in the Latin America and the Caribbean: An observational cohort study 

      Array, Array; Cesar, Carina; Jenkins, Cathy A.; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Padgett, Denis; Mejía, Fernando; Ribeiro, Sayonara Rocha; Cortés Moncada, Claudia; Pape, Jean W.; Madero, Juan Sierra; Fink, Valeria; Sued, Omar; McGowan, Catherine; Cahn, Pedro; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Reyes, (Elsevier Ltd, 2015)
      © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Background: Access to combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) is expanding in Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and South America) and the Caribbean. We assessed the incidence of and factors ...
    • Monitoring of HIV treatment in seven countries in the WHO region of the Americas Suivi du traitement du VIH dans sept pays de la Région OMS des Amériques Monitoreo del tratamiento del VIH en siete paises de la Region de las Americas de la OMS 

      Belaunzarán Zamudio, Pablo; Caro Vega, Yanink; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Crabtree Ramírez, Brenda; Luz, Paula M.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Cesar, Carina; Cahn, Pedro; Cortés, Claudia; Wolff Reyes, Marcelo; Pape, Jean W.; Padgett, Denis; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; McGowan, Catherine (World Health Organization, 2015)
      © 2015, World Health Organization. All Rights Reserved. Objective To determine the prevalence of adequate monitoring and the costs of measuring CD4+ T-lymphocytes (CD4+ cell) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viral ...
    • Mortality during the first year of potent antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1-infected patients in 7 sites throughout latin America and the caribbean 

      Tuboi, Suely H.; Schechter, Mauro; McGowan, Catherine C.; Cesar, Carina; Krolewiecki, Alejandro; Cahn, Pedro; Wolff Reyes, Marcelo; Pape, Jean W.; Padgett, Denis; Madero, Juan Sierra; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Masys, Daniel R.; Shepherd, Bryan E. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2009)
      BACKGROUND:: Although nearly 2 million people live with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean, mortality rates after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have not been well described. METHODS:: Five ...
    • Rates and reasons for early change of first HAART in HIV-1-infected patients in 7 sites throughout the Caribbean and Latin America 

      Cesar, Carina; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Krolewiecki, Alejandro J.; Fink, Valeria I.; Schechter, Mauro; Tuboi, Suely H.; Wolff Reyes, Marcelo; Pape, Jean W.; Leger, Paul; Padgett, Denis; Madero, Juan Sierra; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Sued, Omar; Mcgowan, Catherine C.; Masys, Daniel R.; Cah (2010)
      Background: HAART rollout in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased from approximately 210,000 in 2003 to 390,000 patients in 2007, covering 62% (51%-70%) of eligible patients, with considerable variation among ...
    • Use of third line antiretroviral therapy in Latin America 

      Cesar, Carina; Shepherd, Bryan E.; Jenkins, Cathy A.; Ghidinelli, Massimo; Castro, Jose Luis; Veloso, Valdiléa Gonçalves; Cortés, Claudia P.; Padgett, Denis; Crabtree Ramírez, Brenda; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Fink, Valeria; Duran, Adriana; Sued, Omar; McGowan, Catherine C. (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      © PLOS ONE 2014. Background: Access to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is expanding in Latin America. Many patients require second and third line therapy due to toxicity, tolerability, failure, or a combination ...