Dyslipidaemia and cardiovascular risk in HIV infection.


Cardiovascular disease is increasingly recognised as a consequence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Dyslipidaemia is also a feature of HIV infection itself and the antiretroviral drugs from the protease inhibitor classes. Increased rates of atherosclerotic disease and diabetes have… (More)