alexa Cardiovascular disease risk in an aging HIV population: not just a question of biology.
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research

Author(s): SoArmah K, Freiberg MS, SoArmah K, Freiberg MS

Abstract Share this page

Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The objective of this review is to appraise recently published literature that describes the relationship between HIV, biologic and environmental risk factors, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk with particular emphasis on the aging HIV population and to demonstrate that these biologic and environmental factors may interact to increase the risk of CVD in the HIV population. RECENT FINDINGS: The mechanisms linking HIV and CVD are multifactorial and encompass biological and 'environmental' modalities including multimorbid conditions that co-occur with HIV, immunologic alterations associated with HIV, polypharmacy (which affects adherence and increases likelihood of adverse drug-drug interactions) and healthcare disparities in CVD risk reduction by HIV status. SUMMARY: Data regarding optimal treatment strategies that balance immunological restoration and CVD risk reduction are needed.
This article was published in Curr Opin HIV AIDS and referenced in Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords