Jean Baptiste Sagno

Department of Nursing Sciences and Public Health, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy


  • Research Article   
    Medium-Long Term Impacts of Anti-retroviral Drugs on Arterial Blood Pressure in People Living with HIV in Malawi
    Author(s): Jean Baptiste Sagno53544*

    Introduction: We aimed to explore the medium-long term impacts of anti-retroviral treatment of hypertension in a sample of HIV-positive in Malawi. This was a retrospective study carried out at Disease Relief with Excellent and Advanced Means (DREAM) health Centre in Blantyre/Malawi on enrolled and followed up patients from 2005 to 2019. Methodology: Information about age, gender, blood pressure, ART regimen, BMI, CD4 count, viral load, biochemistry, hemoglobin, marital status, education, survival and period on anti-retroviral drugs were retrieved from data base from 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2015. In total, we enrolled (alive and on HAART) 1350 patients >18 years (Mean age: 43.4 and the SD was ± 10.7 with 1031 (65.9%) females and 534 (34.1%) males who were taking (or have taken) ARVs for more than .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.31858/0975-8453.14.2.131-141

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