Antiviral Chemotherapy 5: New Directions for Clinical Application and Research

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This book is an edited expansion of a conference held in San Francisco in November 1997, at which a faculty of over 40 experts provided a comprehensive overview of the field of antiviral chemotherapy. The text discusses treatment issues and updates regarding HIV, herpesvirus infections, influenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, hepatitis B virus, and enterovirus infections.

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Overview

This book is an edited expansion of a conference held in San Francisco in November 1997, at which a faculty of over 40 experts provided a comprehensive overview of the field of antiviral chemotherapy. The text discusses treatment issues and updates regarding HIV, herpesvirus infections, influenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, hepatitis B virus, and enterovirus infections.

Update on research reported at conference; clinical & experimental trials.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461371502
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2012
  • Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series , #458
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 271
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Overview of HBV Therapy 1
2 Lamivudine Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis B 11
3 Famciclovir Update: Chronic Hepatitis B 23
4 Current Status of Antiviral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C 29
5 Prevention and Treatment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections 39
6 Update on Influenza and Rhinovirus Infections 55
7 Pleconaril: A Broad Spectrum Antipicornaviral Agent 69
8 Management of CMV Infections in HIV-Infected Patients 77
9 Management of Cytomegalovirus Infections in Blood and Marrow Transplant Recipients 89
10 Cidofovir: Review of Current and Potential Clinical Uses 111
11 Oral Ganciclovir 121
12 Development of Novel Benzimidazole Riboside Compounds for Treatment of Cytomegalovirus Disease 129
13 Famciclovir/Penciclovir 135
14 Valaciclovir Update 149
15 Therapeutic Approaches to the Management of Herpes Zoster 159
16 Management of Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections in Children 167
17 Failure of HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors to Fully Suppress Viral Replication: Implications for Salvage Therapy 175
18 New Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors 183
19 HIV Viral Load Monitoring 199
20 Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV 213
21 Antiretroviral Therapy in Primary HIV 223
22 Initial Treatment for HIV Infection: When, Why, and with What? 229
23 Strategies for Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy in Adults with HIV Infection 239
Index 267
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