Navigation Links
HIV-positive Individuals Have a Massively Increased Risk of Osteonecrosis

People with HIV have approximately a hundred times greater risk of developing osteonecrosis (bone death) than the general population,// researchers at the US National Institutes of Health have found. The findings were published in the March 1st online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Incidence

Osteonecrosis or ‘bone death’ occurs when the blood supply to the bone is disrupted, leading to painful bone decay and loss, usually at the ends of bones such as those in the hip joint. Osteonecrosis of the hip joint usually requires hip replacement surgery.

In the general population, between 0.003 and 0.006 new cases of osteonecrosis are estimated to occur per hundred people, per year. Well-defined studies have not yet been conducted in HIV-positive people, but retrospective case studies have given estimates of 0.03 to 0.37 new cases per hundred per year. The purpose of this National Institutes of Health (NIH) study was to find the rate of new cases of osteonecrosis in a group of HIV-positive patients, and to study the natural history (progression) of the condition.

In 2002, the authors of the current paper reported that 15 (4.4%) of a group of 339 asymptomatic HIV-positive patients (at NIH clinics in Bethesda, Maryland) had osteonecrosis of the hip, confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scan). Patients from this study were then enrolled in a prospective follow-up. Two hundred and thirty-nine participants who did not have osteonecrosis in the first study received a second MRI hip screening a median of 23 months after the first, between February 2001 and January 2002. New cases of osteonecrosis were diagnosed in three (1.3%) of these 239 patients – an incidence rate of 0.65 cases per hundred people per year.

Natural history

A follow-up ‘natural history’ study was done on a total of 40 HIV-positive people with osteonecrosis: the fifteen diagnosed in the first study, the th
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. HIV-positive Parents Require More Counseling
2. One-year sentence for HIV-positive woman
3. Voices of HIV-positive missing at AIDS conference
4. Risk of Malaria treatment failure in some HIV-positive patients
5. Libyan Lawyers For The HIV-positive Children Seek 15million Dinars As Compensation
6. Five HIV-positive Children Ousted from Kerala School
7. Should HIV-positive Mothers Breast-feed?
8. New Cause of Chronic Liver Disease Identified in HIV-positive Patients
9. Large Study Finds No Need to Screen HIV-positive Patients for Thyroid Disease
10. Depression Increases the Risk of Disease Progression and Death in HIV-positive Women
11. Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease
Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/24/2015)... Carvers' goal is to help an ... day in Breck. , Conveniently located in the ... from Breckenridge, this family-owned place since 1995, has ... rentals ( http://www.breckenridgeskishop.com/en/rent-equipment ) and more. , ... in May 2015. With style and function progressing ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 ... of sitting down in an interview with ItsNotAboutMe.TV contributor ... Choice Recovery, a holistic treatment center for addiction, of ... awards ceremonies and festivals throughout the year, the EcoLuxe ... top providers of eco-friendly and socially conscious products and ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015 Anchor Health Administrators ... Field Professionals, today announced their exclusive agreement with LTC ... Term Care Insurance distribution partner. , Anchor has more ... Care Insurance benefits for associations, and is currently the ... Long Term Care Insurance member benefit. , “I ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Joseph, Missouri (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 ... for veterinarians , UGA is now proud to be ... the care of 16,000 animals a year. This partnership ... care for their animals. , After providing an ... Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) wanted to increase ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 “ Opera ” was featured ... features the latest and coolest technology products available to consumers. ... conducted the review and shared with viewers how this is ... browsers, surfing the internet would not be in existence. But ... the Opera browser is no different. Celebrating their 20th anniversary ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Carvers Breckenridge Bike Rentals Offers Demo Mountain, Tandem, Bike Path Cruiser & JR. Bikes in May 2015 2Health News:Karen Salkin Talks with Per Wickstrom at the 2015 EcoLuxe Lounge and the "Salute to the Oscars" Celebration 2Health News:University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Teams with UGA 2Health News:A Web Browser That Connects over 350 Million People was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2
... and Safety Advantages Over Current Therapies, MARKHAM, ... data on a novel vitamin D analog, CTA018, ... of Nephrology (ASN) in Philadelphia.,In preclinical models, CTA018 ... replacement therapies, calcitriol and paricalcitol,(Zemplar(R)), the latter currently ...
... Statewide Initiative to,Advance Diabetes Screening for Medicare Beneficiaries, ... Casey Cagle today,applauded the design and implementation of ... it as a model for other cities in,Georgia ... at the Columbus Summit,a meeting hosted by the ...
... Pa., Nov. 6 Spectrum Control, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... custom electronic,products and systems, announced today that its ... for a microwave integrated assembly used,in military tactical ... with additional orders and releases under the program,expected ...
... Animation,s "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa(TM)" Happy Meal(TM) Event, ... one minute of fun,each day to help make a difference ... is asking kids and families as it launches One,Minute to ... kids to see what a difference a minute can make. ...
... Web cast live, LAVAL, QC, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ... that on Tuesday, November 11, Mr. Gary,Schmid, President and ... owned subsidiary of BELLUS Health, will present a review ... 10th Annual Healthcare Conference to be held at the ...
... used with no other hormone therapy, is an effective ... 800 women from 65 centers in the United States, ... the study, the first to show that testosterone administered ... postmenopausal women. , Previous studies have shown testosterone ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cytochroma Announces Positive Comparative Data on CTA018 in Chronic Kidney Disease Model 2Health News:Cytochroma Announces Positive Comparative Data on CTA018 in Chronic Kidney Disease Model 3Health News:Cytochroma Announces Positive Comparative Data on CTA018 in Chronic Kidney Disease Model 4Health News:Cytochroma Announces Positive Comparative Data on CTA018 in Chronic Kidney Disease Model 5Health News:Columbus Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Cited as Model for State by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle 2Health News:Columbus Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Cited as Model for State by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle 3Health News:Spectrum Control Receives $1.2 Million Order for Microwave Integrated Assemblies 2Health News:McDonald's(R) Encourages Kids to Take One Minute to Move It 2Health News:McDonald's(R) Encourages Kids to Take One Minute to Move It 3Health News:McDonald's(R) Encourages Kids to Take One Minute to Move It 4Health News:BELLUS Health to present at the Rodman and Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference 2
(Date:4/24/2015)... PORTLAND, Ore. , April 24, 2015  A new ... in the costs of drugs used to slow the progression ... to a study led by researchers at Oregon Health & ... A substantial increase in the number of MS drugs in ... lead to lower or stabilized costs for patients who use ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015  New technologies and online ... to educate themselves about products and companies. Likewise, ... techniques available to market researchers seeking insights into ... marketplace, it,s imperative that organizations adjust their consumer ... market opportunities, niches and growth fronts. ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015   Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. ... ® , has recently received two notable innovation awards. ... competition that recognizes innovations with potential to create a ... night in New York City , ... Science "Protection & Safety" category. The awards honor excellence ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past two decades 2Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past two decades 3Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past two decades 4Pharmaceutical Industry Using New Technologies to Adjust Their Marketing and Research Approaches for Consumers 2VESTEX Wins Innovation Honors from Edison Awards & Apparel Magazine 2VESTEX Wins Innovation Honors from Edison Awards & Apparel Magazine 3
... Medical sales recruitment specialists Advance Recruitment ... global medical device survey for 2012-2013 suggesting a positive ... The report, which was published this month ... highly detailed analysis drawn from ICD research,s panel of ...
... Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Alabama ... Bill 363, legislation that significantly improves Alabama,s methamphetamine ... stricter penalties for meth-related crime and enhancements to ... its companion legislation in the Alabama Senate was ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Advance Recruitment Delighted With Positive Outlook for Medical Device Sales Industry 2
The rubber, whistle tip catheter with thumb valve has two side eyes to help minimize trauma....
Gentle-Flo® Vactrol® Connector., ,Indications For Usage: ,Removal of secretions from respiratory tract....
... 8 Suction Catheters With Contro-Vac Valve and ... Low-Risk Respiratory Suctioning, ,Medline's 6 and ... DeLee Tips are the optimal tools for ... a forward placed suction valve to minimize ...
... available in two tip styles- ... with staggered eyes, and the ... of catheter valve options, SAFE-T-VAC ... control with virtually no residual ...
Medicine Products: