Risk of failure in dual therapy versus triple therapy in naïve #HIV-patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Several attempts have been made to test different drug-sparing strategies to reduce the drug-burden and drug-related toxicities.. ..Fourteen studies were included, allowing a meta-analysis on 5,205 patients. The meta-analysis performed on studies that presented data at 48 weeks showed that the relative risk (RR) of treatment failure (TF) (RR>1 favoring triple therapy) in 10 studies was 1.20 (95%CI: 0.91-1.59, I 2: 49.2%); the RR of … Continue reading Risk of failure in dual therapy versus triple therapy in naïve #HIV-patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

#Life Expectancy after #Bariatric Surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study

Obesity shortens life expectancy. Bariatric surgery is known to reduce the long-term relative risk of death, but its effect on life expectancy is unclear.. ..In total, 2007 and 2040 patients were included in the surgery group and the control group, respectively, and 1135 participants were included in the reference cohort. At the time of the analysis (December 31, 2018), the median duration of follow-up for … Continue reading #Life Expectancy after #Bariatric Surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study