Elvin H Geng

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Failure to initiate antiretroviral therapy, loss to follow-up and mortality among HIV-infected patients during the pre-ART period in Uganda
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:e64-71. 2013
  2. pmc The effect of a "universal antiretroviral therapy" recommendation on HIV RNA levels among HIV-infected patients entering care with a CD4 count greater than 500/μL in a public health setting
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1690-7. 2012
  3. pmc A causal framework for understanding the effect of losses to follow-up on epidemiologic analyses in clinic-based cohorts: the case of HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS and Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 80, Box 0874, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1080-7. 2012
  4. pmc Understanding reasons for and outcomes of patients lost to follow-up in antiretroviral therapy programs in Africa through a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 80, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:405-11. 2010
  5. pmc The effect of AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol 5164 on the time from Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia diagnosis to antiretroviral initiation in routine clinical practice: a case study of diffusion, dissemination, and implementation
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1008-14. 2011
  6. pmc Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009
    Elvin H Geng
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:46. 2011
  7. pmc Retention in care and connection to care among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: estimation via a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21797. 2011
  8. pmc Retention in care among HIV-infected patients in resource-limited settings: emerging insights and new directions
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:234-44. 2010
  9. pmc Tracking a sample of patients lost to follow-up has a major impact on understanding determinants of survival in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:63-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Changes in population HIV RNA levels in Mbarara, Uganda, during scale-up of HIV antiretroviral therapy access
    Vivek Jain
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda Makerere University Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:327-32. 2014

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Failure to initiate antiretroviral therapy, loss to follow-up and mortality among HIV-infected patients during the pre-ART period in Uganda
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:e64-71. 2013
    ..An accurate understanding, however, of the pace and completeness of ART initiation and mortality during the waiting period is obscured by frequent losses to follow-up...
  2. pmc The effect of a "universal antiretroviral therapy" recommendation on HIV RNA levels among HIV-infected patients entering care with a CD4 count greater than 500/μL in a public health setting
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1690-7. 2012
    ..The effect of changing guidance on real-world patient outcomes has not been evaluated...
  3. pmc A causal framework for understanding the effect of losses to follow-up on epidemiologic analyses in clinic-based cohorts: the case of HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS and Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 80, Box 0874, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1080-7. 2012
    ..A sampling-based approach can in general strengthen epidemiologic analyses conducted in many clinic-based cohorts, including those examining other diseases...
  4. pmc Understanding reasons for and outcomes of patients lost to follow-up in antiretroviral therapy programs in Africa through a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 80, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:405-11. 2010
    ..We sought to characterize, through a sampling-based approach, reasons for and outcomes of patients who become lost to follow-up...
  5. pmc The effect of AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol 5164 on the time from Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia diagnosis to antiretroviral initiation in routine clinical practice: a case study of diffusion, dissemination, and implementation
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1008-14. 2011
    ..Subsequently, the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) HIV/AIDS Service performed the SFGH 5164 Initiative to disseminate and implement the findings of ACTG 5164...
  6. pmc Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009
    Elvin H Geng
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:46. 2011
    ..Regionally representative socio-demographic, laboratory and clinical characteristics of patients accessing ART over time and across sites have not been well described...
  7. pmc Retention in care and connection to care among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: estimation via a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21797. 2011
    ..Yet many lost patients may have "silently" transferred and deaths shortly after the last clinic visit more likely represent limitations in clinical care rather than access to care after initial linkage...
  8. pmc Retention in care among HIV-infected patients in resource-limited settings: emerging insights and new directions
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:234-44. 2010
    ..Research to assess and improve retention in care for HIV-infected patients can be strengthened by incorporating novel methods such as sampling-based approaches and a causal analytic framework...
  9. pmc Tracking a sample of patients lost to follow-up has a major impact on understanding determinants of survival in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:63-9. 2010
    ..Losses to follow-up, however, are high in these settings and may lead to bias in understanding the determinants of mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Changes in population HIV RNA levels in Mbarara, Uganda, during scale-up of HIV antiretroviral therapy access
    Vivek Jain
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda Makerere University Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:327-32. 2014
    ..In a rural Ugandan community scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART), we sought to determine if population-based HIV RNA levels [population viral load (VL)] decreased from 2011 to 2012...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluating linkage to care for hypertension after community-based screening in rural Uganda
    Prashant Kotwani
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Makerere University University of California San Francisco Research Collaboration, Mbarara, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 19:459-68. 2014
    ..To determine the frequency and predictors of hypertension linkage to care after implementation of a linkage intervention in rural Uganda...
  12. pmc Epidemiology and awareness of hypertension in a rural Ugandan community: a cross-sectional study
    Prashant Kotwani
    HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, UCSF Box 0874, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1151. 2013
    ..Using a community-based strategy that integrated screening for HIV and non-communicable diseases, we determined the prevalence, awareness, treatment rates, and sociodemographic factors associated with hypertension in rural Uganda...
  13. pmc Diminishing availability of publicly funded slots for antiretroviral initiation among HIV-infected ART-eligible patients in Uganda
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e14098. 2010
    ..The impact of flat-line funding in the global scale up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected patients in Africa has not yet been well described...
  14. pmc "Taking a half day at a time:" patient perspectives and the HIV engagement in care continuum
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:223-30. 2013
    ..The linkage to care experience laid the groundwork for subsequent retention. Interventions to support engagement in care should acknowledge that patient concerns change over time and focus on promoting shifts in perspective...
  15. pmc Assessment of population-based HIV RNA levels in a rural east African setting using a fingerprick-based blood collection method
    Vivek Jain
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0874, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:598-605. 2013
    ..We estimated population-based HIV RNA levels using a fingerprick-based approach in a rural Ugandan community implementing rapid ART scale-up...
  16. pmc Changes in the timing of antiretroviral therapy initiation in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis in Uganda: a study of the diffusion of evidence into practice in the global response to HIV/AIDS
    Tara Vijayan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1766-72. 2013
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