Cardiovascular risk factors and probability for cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients: part I. Differences due to the acquisition of HIV-infection.

@article{Neumann2003CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors and probability for cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients: part I. Differences due to the acquisition of HIV-infection.},
  author={Till Neumann and Tanja Woiwoid and Anja Neumann and Michael Miller and Birgit Ross and Lothar Volbracht and Norbert H Brockmeyer and Guido G H Gerken and R. Erbel},
  journal={European journal of medical research},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={229-35}
}
OBJECTIVE Due to side effects, such as hyperlipidaemia and insulin resistance, there is an increasing concern that antiretroviral drugs lead to an epidemic of cardiovascular diseases in HIV-infected patients. The present study characterizes the cardiovascular risk profile of HIV-infected individuals, due to the acquisition of HIV-infection. METHODS… CONTINUE READING