|Surgery in Patients with HIV: Related Resources|
|Content reviewed February 2005|
| Journal Articles|
|Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with HIV|
Bethuyne N, Lacor P, Goldstein J, Deuvaert F. HIV Med. 2005 Jan;6(1):47-50.
|Elective spinal surgery in asymptomatic HIV-seropositive persons: perioperative complications and outcomes|
Young WF, Axelrod P, Jallo J. Spine. 2005 Jan 15;30(2):256-9.
|Kidney and liver transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a pilot safety and efficacy study|
Stock PG, Roland ME, Carlson L, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Terrault NA, Frassetto LA, Palefsky JM, Tomlanovich SJ, Ascher NL. Transplantation. 2003 Jul 27;76(2):370-5.
| Guidelines and Best Practices|
| Conference Reports and Proceedings|
| Patient and Community Education|
| First-Person Accounts|
|American Association of Neurologic Surgeons|
A scientific and educational association dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public.
|American College of Surgeons|
A scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
|American Society of Abdominal Surgeons|
Professional society whose functions include surgeon education, conferences, and publications.
|The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons|
Professional society representing board certified colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.
|American Society of General Surgeons|
Organization whose goals include serving as a knowledgeable and respected advocate for general surgeon specialists, and to maintaining the highest standards of practice for the specialty of general surgery and the highest quality of care for patients.
|American Society of Transplant Surgeons|
Mission is to promote and encourage education and research with respect to organ and tissue transplantation so as to facilitate progress in the saving of lives and/or enhancing the quality of lives of patients afflicted with end-stage organ failure.
Professionally oriented surgery news, journal articles, and continuing medical education.
|The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract|
Professional society that works to stimulate, foster, and provide surgical leadership in the art and science of patient care related to the diseases and functions of the alimentary tract.
|The Society of Thoracic Surgeons|
Works to improve the quality and practice of thoracic surgery as a specialty, to promote the professional and educational development of surgeons specializing in thoracic surgery, to provide a forum for scientific presentations and discussions, and to encourage basic and clinical research in the field of thoracic surgery.
|United Network for Organ Sharing|
(UNOS) A nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization that administers the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network in the United States. UNOS collects and manages data about every transplant event occurring in the U.S., facilitates the organ matching and placement process, and brings together medical professionals, transplant recipients, and donor families to develop organ transplantation policy.
A lay-oriented site that seeks to empower and educate the average individual by providing a comprehensive library of surgical procedures presented in an easy-to-understand format. Materials are designed to be an additional and complementary source of information to a doctor's care.