Coronary artery disease in HIV infected patients

  title={Coronary artery disease in HIV infected patients},
  author={L{\'e}lia Escaut and Jean Jacques Monsuez and Gilles Chironi and Mansouriah Merad and Elina Teicher and Denis Smadja and Alain Simon and Daniel Vittecoq},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Objective. To assess the incidence, clinical features, treatment, and follow-up of coronary events in HIV-infected patients over a period of 5 years. Patients and participants. A cohort of 840 patients. Measurements and results. A coronary event occurred in 17 patients (5.9/1000 persons-years). Sixteen of them were exposed to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Patients with coronary events differed in age (48.3 vs. 43 years), CD4 T-cell count (284 vs. 486/mm3), total cholesterol (6… CONTINUE READING
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