The association between serum CD4 T lymphocyte counts and surgical outcomes in HIV/AIDS patients in Guangxi, China: a retrospective cohort study.

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Date: Sept. 20, 2021
From: PeerJ(Vol. 9)
Publisher: PeerJ. Ltd.
Document Type: Clinical report
Length: 5,092 words
Lexile Measure: 1490L

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Background HIV/AIDS is a chronic disease leading to complications in infected individuals that often require surgical intervention. These patients' serum CD4 T lymphocyte (CD4) counts represent one of the most important indicators of their ability to tolerate surgical treatment. Previous studies have demonstrated that CD4 cell count (CD4-CC) Methods All enrolled patients were selected from 14 prefecture-level general hospitals in Guangxi, China, and were referred to AIDS outpost hospitals for inpatient surgical therapy. A total cohort of 168 adult patients was retrospectively analyzed. Multifactorial and stratified analyses were performed to evaluate the in surgical outcome differences for patients with CD4-CC Results Poor incisional healing was used as the primary outcome indicator, and postoperative complications were used as the secondary outcome indicator. In the patient group with CD4-CC Conclusions Preliminary findings suggest that a serum CD4-CC

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