Published in AIDS Weekly, November 24th, 2003
In an analysis of a large managed care database, researchers found that, compared with other known complications of antiretroviral therapy, cardiovascular disease is a more common reason for hospital admission among HIV patients. The results were presented at the 9th European AIDS Conference.
"Our study results suggest that risk factors for cardiovascular disease should be an important consideration for physicians prescribing HIV/AIDS treatment regimens, particularly in patients over the age of 40," said Dr. Carl...
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