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The Safety and Effectiveness of Ritonavir in the Treatment of HIV-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma

2014-07-23 21:57:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To evaluate the safety and anti-Kaposi's sarcoma activity of ritonavir.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Sarcoma, Kaposi

Intervention

Ritonavir

Location

Saint Vincent's Hosp Med Centre
Sydney
Australia

Status

Completed

Source

Abbott

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:57:14-0400

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