Melissa A Bender
Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
- Cost-effectiveness of tenofovir as first-line antiretroviral therapy in IndiaMelissa A Bender
Divisions of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Clin Infect Dis 50:416-25. 2010..We evaluated the clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of first-line ART using tenofovir in India, compared with current practice using stavudine or zidovudine...
- When to start antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settingsRochelle P Walensky
Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard University Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Ann Intern Med 151:157-66. 2009..The results of international clinical trials that are assessing when to initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART) will not be available for several years...
- Clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in India: starting criteria and second-line therapyKenneth A Freedberg
Divisions of General Medicine and Infectious Disease and the Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS 21:S117-28. 2007..India has more than 5.7 million people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In 2004, the Indian government began providing antiretroviral therapy (ART), and there are now an estimated 56 500 people receiving ART...
- Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: the impact of speed on survivalRochelle P Walensky
The Divisions of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Infect Dis 197:1324-32. 2008..Only 33% of eligible human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in South Africa receive antiretroviral therapy (ART). We sought to estimate the impact of alternative ART scale-up scenarios on patient outcomes from 2007-2012...
- WHO 2010 guidelines for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Zimbabwe: modeling clinical outcomes in infants and mothersAndrea L Ciaranello
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e20224. 2011..The Zimbabwean national prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) program provided primarily single-dose nevirapine (sdNVP) from 2002-2009 and is currently replacing sdNVP with more effective antiretroviral (ARV) regimens...
- The cost-effectiveness of routine tuberculosis screening with Xpert MTB/RIF prior to initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a model-based analysisJason R Andrews
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
AIDS 26:987-95. 2012..Such patients are usually screened by symptoms and sputum smear, which have poor sensitivity...
- First-line antiretroviral therapy after single-dose nevirapine exposure in South Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis of the OCTANE trialAndrea L Ciaranello
Division of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
AIDS 25:479-92. 2011..nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) among women previously exposed to single-dose nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. However, lopinavir/ritonavir is 12 times costlier than nevirapine...