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AIDS-Associated Nephropathy (HIV-Associated Nephropathy) Summary

Description: Renal syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients characterized by nephrotic syndrome, severe proteinuria, focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis with distinctive tubular and interstitial changes, enlarged kidneys, and peculiar tubuloreticular structures. The syndrome is distinct from heroin-associated nephropathy as well as other forms of kidney disease seen in HIV-infected patients.

Also Known As: HIV-Associated Nephropathy; AIDS Nephropathy; AIDS-Associated Nephropathies; HIV-Associated Nephropathies; HIV-Related Nephropathies Show All >>

Networked: 145 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 11 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for AIDS-Associated Nephropathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Retroviral Agents (Antiretroviral Agents) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  2. Zidovudine (Retrovir) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 42 Generic
  3. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  4. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 27 Generic
  5. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 119 Generic
  6. Viral Proteins : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Am 580 (Am580) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Antigen-Antibody Complex (Immune Complex) : 3 studies in 14 results : IBA
  9. Heroin (Diamorphine) : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  10. Differentiation Antigens : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to AIDS-Associated Nephropathy

  1. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  2. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure)
  3. HIV Infections (HIV Infection)
  4. Infection
  5. Glomerulonephritis
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Key Therapies for AIDS-Associated Nephropathy

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  1. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 3 outcomes in 18 results
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 7 results
  3. Art Therapy : 5 results
  4. Kidney Transplantation : 1 result
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 result
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