n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Trans-hiatal oesophagectomy in an AIDS patient : case study

Volume 12, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1608-9693
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6751



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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