Mortality in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome treated with either foscarnet or ganciclovir for cytomegalovirus retinitis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections
  • Ganciclovir
  • Phosphonoacetic Acid
  • Retinitis

abstract

  • These results suggest that for patients with AIDS, and cytomegalovirus retinitis, treatment with foscarnet offers a survival advantage over treatment with ganciclovir, although the patients may not tolerate foscarnet as well as ganciclovir.

publication date

  • December 1991

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 1345799

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 213

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 326

number

  • 4