Joseph Cofrancesco

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Body composition, gender, and illicit drug use in an urban cohort
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:467-74. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of illicit drug use and HIV infection on sex hormone levels in women
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0941, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:244-51. 2006
  3. pmc Update in HIV care
    Gail Berkenblit
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:253-6. 2007
  4. pmc Illicit drug use and HIV treatment outcomes in a US cohort
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 22:357-65. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Marked intraindividual variability in antiretroviral concentrations may limit the utility of therapeutic drug monitoring
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1189-96. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Intermittent HIV-1 viremia (Blips) and drug resistance in patients receiving HAART
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 293:817-29. 2005
  7. pmc Regional adipose tissue and elevations in serum aminotransferases in HIV-infected individuals
    Phyllis C Tien
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:169-76. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and physical pain appear to have no short-term adverse impact on plasma HIV-1 RNA levels in patients on successful HAART
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 08543, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 6:262-71. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Treatment options for HIV-associated central fat accumulation
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:5-18. 2009
  10. pmc Age-related skeletal muscle decline is similar in HIV-infected and uninfected individuals
    Kevin E Yarasheski
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:332-40. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Body composition, gender, and illicit drug use in an urban cohort
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:467-74. 2007
    ..3 vs.19.9 kg, p = .01) and lower body mass index (21.9 vs. 25.1, p = .01) versus less frequent or nonusers. These data suggest a sex difference in body composition associated with drug use...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of illicit drug use and HIV infection on sex hormone levels in women
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0941, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:244-51. 2006
    ..001). Alcohol and crack cocaine use was not associated with sex hormone levels. Age, race, body mass index and degree of HIV immunosuppression were also associated with differences in sex hormone levels...
  3. pmc Update in HIV care
    Gail Berkenblit
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:253-6. 2007
  4. pmc Illicit drug use and HIV treatment outcomes in a US cohort
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 22:357-65. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of illicit drug use and the impact on HIV treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Marked intraindividual variability in antiretroviral concentrations may limit the utility of therapeutic drug monitoring
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1189-96. 2006
    ..Effective therapeutic drug monitoring for antiretrovirals requires a better understanding of intraindividual variability in pharmacokinetics...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intermittent HIV-1 viremia (Blips) and drug resistance in patients receiving HAART
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 293:817-29. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Regional adipose tissue and elevations in serum aminotransferases in HIV-infected individuals
    Phyllis C Tien
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:169-76. 2008
    ..Obesity is associated with hepatic steatosis, and ALT is a marker of steatosis in the general population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and physical pain appear to have no short-term adverse impact on plasma HIV-1 RNA levels in patients on successful HAART
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 08543, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 6:262-71. 2005
    ..However, the short-term effect of psychological and physical distress on HIV-1 RNA levels in patients on successful HAART has not been well studied...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment options for HIV-associated central fat accumulation
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:5-18. 2009
    ..There are also promising data regarding treatment with growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH)...
  10. pmc Age-related skeletal muscle decline is similar in HIV-infected and uninfected individuals
    Kevin E Yarasheski
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:332-40. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that muscle mass would be lower and decline faster in HIV-infected adults than in similar-aged controls...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stability of the latent reservoir for HIV-1 in patients receiving valproic acid
    Janet D Siliciano
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:833-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that the clinical use of VA has no ancillary effect on the decay of the latent reservoir...
  12. pmc Chronic CD4+ T-cell activation and depletion in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection: type I interferon-mediated disruption of T-cell dynamics
    Ahmad R Sedaghat
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, 879 BRB, 733 N Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Virol 82:1870-83. 2008
    ..From these results, we propose a new model for CD4(+) T-cell depletion during chronic HIV-1 infection...
  13. pmc Vitamin D deficiency is associated with the development of subclinical coronary artery disease in African Americans with HIV infection: a preliminary study
    Hong Lai
    Departments of Radiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Investig Med 60:801-7. 2012
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  14. pmc Factors affecting clinician educator encouragement of routine HIV testing among trainees
    Gail V Berkenblit
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:839-44. 2012
    ..Adoption of CDC recommendations for routine, voluntary HIV screening of all Americans age 13–64 years has been slow. One method to increase adherence to clinical practice guidelines is through medical school and residency training...
  15. pmc Residual human immunodeficiency virus type 1 viremia in some patients on antiretroviral therapy is dominated by a small number of invariant clones rarely found in circulating CD4+ T cells
    Justin R Bailey
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Virol 80:6441-57. 2006
    ..The sequences have been deposited in GenBank. The accession numbers are DQ 391282 to DQ 391351 (for env) and DQ 391352 to DQ 392955 (for RT)...
  16. pmc Long-term combination antiretroviral therapy is associated with the risk of coronary plaques in African Americans with HIV infection
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:815-24. 2009
    ..This study also suggests that cocaine cessation is the single most effective strategy to prevent CAD in HIV-infected cocaine users...
  17. pmc Prevalence of low bone mineral density in a low-income inner-city population
    Diala El-Maouche
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:388-96. 2011
    ..Screening men for osteoporosis starting at age 50 might be warranted in this population given the multiple risk factors and the unexpectedly high prevalence of low BMD...
  18. pmc A multicenter study of internal medicine residents' perceptions of training, competence, and performance in outpatient HIV care
    Karran A Phillips
    National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:159-64. 2010
    ..Current residency training in HIV care remains largely inpatient-based and residents frequently rate HIV outpatient training as inadequate...
  19. pmc Regional adipose tissue and lipid and lipoprotein levels in HIV-infected women
    Judith Currier
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:35-43. 2008
    ..HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy are associated with dyslipidemia, but the association between regional body fat and lipid levels is not well described...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of the 2011 vs 2003 duty hour regulation-compliant models on sleep duration, trainee education, and continuity of patient care among internal medicine house staff: a randomized trial
    Sanjay V Desai
    Departments of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:649-55. 2013
    ..It remains unclear if the 2003 regulations improved trainee well-being or patient safety...
  21. ncbi request reprint Management options for facial lipoatrophy
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins Lipodystrophy and Metabolic Complications Clinic, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Read 14:639-40, 645-50. 2004
    ..Prevention and early recognition of lipoatrophy and proper selection or early modification of antiretroviral treatment remain the best options...
  22. doi request reprint Medical student and faculty perceptions of volunteer outpatients versus simulated patients in communication skills training
    Sarah L Clever
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Acad Med 86:1437-42. 2011
    ..To determine whether medical students and faculty perceive differences in the effectiveness of interactions with real patients versus simulated patients (SPs) in communication skills training...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use among HIV patients for perceived lipodystrophy
    Minhee Cho
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:475-82. 2006
    ..Changes in body-fat distribution can occur in some patients on prolonged highly active antiretroviral therapy. Currently, there are fewer effective treatments for the condition. Patients with lipodystrophy may be turning to CAM...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genotypic resistance in HIV-1-infected patients with persistently detectable low-level viremia while receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Richard E Nettles
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1030-7. 2004
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