Learn About AIDS Dementia Complex

What is the definition of AIDS Dementia Complex?
AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) dementia complex, also known as HIV-associated dementia, is a chronic disorder of the mental processes, such as memory, thought, and reasoning, caused by late-stage HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) encephalopathy (brain infection).
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What are the symptoms of AIDS Dementia Complex?
Symptoms of AIDS dementia complex include inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) and spinal column, memory loss, reduced ability to think clearly and focus, difficulty concentrating, apathy (lack of interest), and a gradual reduction and loss of coordination and motor skills.
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What are the current treatments for AIDS Dementia Complex?
Treatment for AIDS dementia complex is individualized and may include antiretroviral therapy to decrease viral load, alcohol or drug abuse counseling and cessation, antidepressants, antipsychotics, stimulants, exercise, and daily activity therapy. Individuals with severe AIDS dementia complex may require a skilled home caregiver.
Who are the top AIDS Dementia Complex Local Doctors?
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British HIV Association

GB 

Ranjababu Kulasegaram is in United Kingdom. Kulasegaram is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of AIDS Dementia Complex. They are also highly rated in 6 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are AIDS Dementia Complex, HIV/AIDS, Brain Abscess, and Hepatitis C.

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University Of New South Wales

Sydney, AU 

Bruce Brew is in Sydney, Australia. Brew is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of AIDS Dementia Complex. He is also highly rated in 8 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are AIDS Dementia Complex, HIV/AIDS, Dementia, and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy.

 
 
 
 
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Elite
Highly rated in
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Geriatrics
Internal Medicine

University of California San Francisco Health System

Memory And Aging Center

1651 4th St 
San Francicso, CA 94158

Victor Valcour is a Geriatrics specialist and an Internal Medicine doctor in San Francicso, California. Dr. Valcour has been practicing medicine for over 28 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of AIDS Dementia Complex. He is also highly rated in 6 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are HIV/AIDS, AIDS Dementia Complex, Dementia, and Adult T-Cell Leukemia. He is licensed to treat patients in Hawaii. Dr. Valcour is currently accepting new patients.

What are the latest AIDS Dementia Complex Clinical Trials?
Randomised Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Trial of Triumeq in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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Phase 2a Study of the Expansion and Infusion of Autologous T-Regulatory Cells in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
What are the Latest Advances for AIDS Dementia Complex?
Neuropsychological functioning and cognitive reserve in newly HIV diagnosed antiretroviral-naïve South African adults from peri-urban and informal settlements.
Neurological manifestation with special reference to HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) among people on anti-retroviral treatment in India.
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Depression and HIV associated neurocognitive disorders among HIV infected adults in rural southwestern Uganda: a cross-sectional quantitative study.