Published in AIDS Weekly, January 7th, 2002
Max H. David and colleagues at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and St. Johns Mercy Medical Center at St. Louis University investigated the incidence of ischemic cardiovascular disease (CVD) in HIV patients.
Although most cases of heart disease in these patients were probably caused by factors other than HIV infection, low immune cell counts may have added to their CVD risk, the researchers said.
They performed a retrospective analysis of data from 16 HIV patients,...
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