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To evaluate the effectiveness of Total Lymphocyte Count, Body Mass Index, Haemoglobin and Albumin levels as low cost surrogate markers in predicting disease progression in HIV/AIDS.
The study with the most positive conclusions (a significant benefit for treatment interruption in terms of surrogate marker responses) was GIGHAART, which used the shortest interruption time and the highest number of drugs in the new treatment regimen.
Sometimes the therapy itself may alter the predictive value of a surrogate marker.
The treatment certainly did increase HIV-specific immunity as shown by lymphocyte proliferation assay (p[less than]001), [2] but this measure is not currently accepted as a surrogate marker of drug efficacy, because there is no proof at this time that increasing this response is clinically beneficial to patients.
This extent of witnessed surrogate marker disabilities is similar to what is observed with other major medical problems, said Dr.
cardiovascular surrogate marker carotid intima media thickness (CIMT)
If CD4 T cell count is an adequate surrogate marker for HIV disease progression, and IL-2 therapy significantly increases CD4 T cell count, then why not approve the therapy immediately?
For example, greater bone mineral density is known to be a surrogate marker for greater lifetime estrogen exposure.
What about using viral load as a surrogate marker for immune-based treatments as well as for antivirals?
Less Than 40% of Respondents Consider CIMT a Good Surrogate Marker for Clinical End Points, According to a New Sermo FirstLine[TM] Report
The results showed significant increases in brain levels of the surrogate marker for potential efficacy, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
Since prolonged exposure to blue light is harmful to the retina, increased levels of macular pigment are considered a strong surrogate marker for protection against the processes that cause age-related blindness, including AMD," Dr.