Published in AIDS Weekly, May 15th, 2006
Study 1: Long-term stavudine withdrawal may be associated with significant lipoatrophy improvement in the lower extremities.
In a recent report, researchers in France conducted an observational, retrospective study consisting of a cross-sectional (part 1) and a longitudinal (part 2) study to "determine whether discontinuation of stavudine or protease inhibitor therapy improves human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related fat distribution in men."
N. Tavassoli and colleagues at Toulouse Hospital wrote, "Medical records from Purpan University...
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