The human immunodeficiency virus in ginecology

Xavier Santamaria, Raquel Muñoz, Miguel Angel Checa, Pere Fusté, Ramon Carreras

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Abstract

Heterosexual transmission is the most important way of transmission in our social environment and women are highly exposed to it. That is the reason why HIV is becoming more important in questions related to gynecology. The consequences of this infection and the development of gynecologycal disorders like Sexual Transmited Disease (STD) or cervical dysplasia make us focus in the follow-up of this infection to avoid these lesions progress to squamous carcinoma and Pelvic Inflamatory Disease (PID). The antiretroviral therapy (HAART) do not show to be more effective to improve the evolution of these lesions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-148
JournalGinecologia y Obstetricia Clinica
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2005

Keywords

  • Cevical Intraepitelial Neoplasia (CIN)
  • HAART
  • Human Inmunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Human Papiloma Virus
  • Sexual Transmited Disease (STD)

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