Recent publications

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Latest scientific publications

Here is a list of the latest scientific publications published by the clinical research groups connected to ATHENA/SHM.

Incidence of a first thrombotic event in people with HIV in the Netherlands: a retrospective cohort study
Borjas Howard JF, Rokx C, Smit C, Wit FWNM, Pieterman ED, Meijer K, Rijnders B, Bierman WFW, Vladimir Tichelaar YIG, on behalf of ATHENA observational HIV cohort investigators
The Lancet HIV, published online February 15 2019; DOI:

Progression of liver fibrosis following acute hepatitis C virus infection in HIV-positive MSM
Newsum AM, Kooij KW, Boyd A, Smit C, Wit FWNM, van der Meer JTM, Prins M, Reiss P, van der Valk M; MOSAIC study group, ATHENA observational HIV cohort and NVHB-SHM hepatitis working group.
AIDS. 2019 Jan 14. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002138. [Epub ahead of print]

Compliance with laboratory monitoring guidelines in outpatient HIV care: a qualitative study in the Netherlands
Toxopeus DCM, Pell CL, Westrhenen NB, Smit C, Wit FWNM, Ondoa P, Reiss P, Boender TS.
AIDS Care. 2019 Jan 2:1-8. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1563280. [Epub ahead of print]

Determinants of restoration of CD4 and CD8 cell counts and their ratio in HIV-1 positive individuals with sustained virological suppression on antiretroviral therapy
Gras L, May M, Ryder LP, Trickey A, Helleberg M, Obel N, Thiebaut R, Guest J, Gill J, Crane H, Lima VD, Monforte AD, Sterling TR, Miro J, Moreno S, Stephan C, Smith C, Tate J, Shepherd L, Saag M, Rieger A, Gillor D, Cavassini M, Montero M, Ingle SM, Reiss P, Costagliola D, Wit FWNM, Sterne J, de Wolf F, Geskus R; Antiretroviral Therapy Cohort Collaboration (ART-CC).
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Dec 3. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001913. [Epub ahead of print]

Reduced Forced Vital Capacity among HIV-infected middle-aged individuals
Verboeket SO, Wit FW, Kirk GD, Drummond MB, van Steenwijk RP, van Zoest RA, Nellen JF, van der Loeff MFS, Reiss P1; AGEh IV study group.
J Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 12. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy653. [Epub ahead of print]

Elimination prospects of the Dutch HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in the era of preexposure prophylaxis
Rozhnova G, Heijne J, Bezemer D, van Sighem A, Presanis A, De Angelis D, Kretzschmar M.
AIDS. 2018 Nov 13;32(17):2615-2623. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002050.