May 12, 2016
In this episode of BrainWaves, Dr. Joseph Berger discusses the complications of HIV literally from head to toe. From neuropathy to myelopathy to neurocognitive disorders as well as the myriad of opportunistic infections. Definitely worth your time. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision making in routine clinical practice. The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Joseph Berger for broadcast. REFERENCES 1. Ellis R, Langford D and Masliah E. HIV and antiretroviral therapy in the brain: neuronal injury and repair. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2007;8:33-44. 2. Boisse L, Gill MJ and Power C. HIV infection of the central nervous system: clinical features and neuropathogenesis. Neurol Clin. 2008;26:799-819, x. 3. Garg RK. HIV infection and seizures. Postgraduate medical journal. 1999;75:387-90. 4. Dore GJ, Law MG and Brew BJ. Prospective analysis of seizures occurring in human immunodeficiency virus type-1 infection. J NeuroAIDS. 1996;1:59-69. 5. Di Rocco A and Simpson DM. AIDS-associated vacuolar myelopathy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 1998;12:457-61. 6. Murdoch DM, Venter WD, Van Rie A and Feldman C. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS): review of common infectious manifestations and treatment options. AIDS Res Ther. 2007;4:9.