HAART


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HAART

abbr.
highly active antiretroviral therapy
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Noun1.HAART - a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
NNRTI, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs
NRTI, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs
protease inhibitor, PI - an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
Translations

HAART

abbr highly active antiretroviral therapy. V. therapy.
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Chemotherapy commenced 4 weeks after the initiation of HAART, which was continued indefinitely in HIV-positive patients together with daily co-trimoxazole prophylaxis.
However, in order for HAART to be successful, adherence is crucial and is strictly associated with virologic suppression.
The introduction of HAART provided HIV/AIDS patients with opportunity for quality of life improvement by inhibiting disease progression and development of opportunistic infections [4,5].
Objective improvement in the colonic lesions based on serial colonoscopies with improved compliance with HAART therapy precluded the need for CMV-directed therapy.
IRIS is likely to occur in patients who have high viral loads and low CD4 cardinality (<50/[micro]L) before HAART, with a rapid decline in the viral load and a fast increase in CD4 counts after HAART.
has announced the first commercial implantation of its HAART 300 Aortic Annuloplasty Device in Europe.
HAART has dramatically reduced morbidity and mortality worldwide however a 3 fold increased rate of mortality within the first 12 months of post HAART initiation.
More recently, HAART has emerged as a strategy for TB prevention in HIV-infected populations.
The number of HIV-infected women reaching menopause and older age is expected to increase due to improved survival on HAART. To date, there have only been limited studies which focused on SIL in HIV-infected menopausal women.
To provide information for disease-reduction efforts and to improve survival among persons with TB-HIV, we retrospectively reviewed all incident TB-HIV cases in a 16-year period in California during which dynamic changes occurred in the HIV epidemic as a consequence of the introduction of HAART.