n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Trans-hiatal oesophagectomy in an AIDS patient : case study
|Article Title||Trans-hiatal oesophagectomy in an AIDS patient : case study|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Author||M.I.M De Zoysa, S. Sivaganesh, A.U. Abayadeera and K. Buddhakorale|
|Publication Date||Jun 2011|
|Pages||47 - 48|
|Keyword(s)||National HIV / AIDS Control Programme|
A 49-year-old man was diagnosed as HIV infected, with a CD4 count of 60 cells/μl. He was started on an antiretroviral treatment regimen comprising zidovudine, lamivudine and efavirenz. Following treatment, his CD4 count improved and the viral load was undetectable. He was subsequently found to have a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the lower oesophagus.
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