Association of HIV and ART with cardiometabolic traits in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Association of HIV and ART with cardiometabolic traits in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={David G Dillon and Deepti Gurdasani and Johanna Riha and Kenneth Ekoru and Gershim Asiki and Billy Nsubuga Mayanja and Naomi Sharlene Levitt and Nigel J Crowther and Moffat Nyirenda and Marina Njelekela and Kaushik Ramaiya and Ousman A. Nyan and Olanisun Olufemi Adewole and Kathryn M Anastos and Livio Azzoni and W Henry Boom and Caterina Compostella and Joel Dave and Halima Dawood and Christian Erikstrup and Carla M. T. Fourie and Henrik Friis and Annamarie Kruger and John A. Idoko and Christopher T. Longenecker and Suzanne Mbondi and Japheth E Mukaya and Eugene Mutimura and Chiratidzo Ellen Ndhlovu and George PrayGod and Eric Walter Pefura Yone and Mar Pujades-Rodriguez and Nyagosya S Range and Mahmoud Umar Sani and Aletta Elisabeth Schutte and Karen Sliwa and Phyllis C. Tien and Este H Vorster and Corinna M Walsh and Rutendo Zinyama and Fredirick Mashili and Eugene Sobngwi and Clement Adebamowo and Anatoli Kamali and Janet Seeley and Elizabeth H. Young and Liam Smeeth and Ayesha A. Motala and Pontiano Kaleebu and Manjinder S. Sandhu},
  booktitle={International journal of epidemiology},
BACKGROUND Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest burden of HIV in the world and a rising prevalence of cardiometabolic disease; however, the interrelationship between HIV, antiretroviral therapy (ART) and cardiometabolic traits is not well described in SSA populations. METHODS We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis through MEDLINE and EMBASE (up to January 2012), as well as direct author contact. Eligible studies provided summary or individual-level data on one or more of the… CONTINUE READING
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