HIV infection or HAART therapy: what is the cause of adverse obstetric outcomes

HIV infection or HAART therapy: what is the cause of adverse obstetric outcomes Arch Gynecol Obstet (2017) 296:607–608 DOI 10.1007/s00404-017-4416-7 CO RRESP ON DENC E HIV infection or HAART therapy: what is the cause of adverse obstetric outcomes 1 2 3 • • Mauro Cozzolino Nicola Cozzolino Nadia Scotti Received: 10 April 2017 / Accepted: 30 May 2017 / Published online: 7 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Dear Editor, controlled HIV infection a real risk of adverse for obstetric outcomes? I really enjoyed Arab et al’s paper titled ‘‘Pregnancy out- In 2013, Briand et al. concluded that HIV-infected comes in HIV-patients women: a retrospective cohort women on antiretroviral therapy with low viral load can study’’ [1]. As the authors point out, HIV-positive women safely opt for vaginal delivery in the absence of obstetrical can continue actively to live for many years and to have a risk factors [4]. In Arab et al. study, did they include good quality of life. Nowadays, that is possible due to the patients with undetectable viral load? Futhermore, Authors Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) which has did not explain if C-sections were made as electives or been developed during the last decades. HAART can urgent. In the absence of these two characteristics, it was suppress viral Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics Springer Journals

HIV infection or HAART therapy: what is the cause of adverse obstetric outcomes

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Medicine & Public Health; Gynecology; Obstetrics/Perinatology/Midwifery; Endocrinology; Human Genetics
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