Cardiac surgery in three patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.

Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide.1 Recently, the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) improved the survival rate of HIV-infected patients. However, the number of HIV-infected patients to be referred for cardiac surgery will increase because cardiovascular risk is increased… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11748-008-0276-1

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