Evolution and Pathogenesis of the Involvement of the Cardiovascular System in HIV Infection

@inproceedings{Barbaro2009EvolutionAP,
  title={Evolution and Pathogenesis of the Involvement of the Cardiovascular System in HIV Infection},
  author={Giuseppe Barbaro},
  year={2009}
}
Cardiac illness related to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection tends to occur late in the disease course and is therefore becoming more prevalent as therapy of the viral infection and longevity improve. Autopsy series and retrospective analyses performed before the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimens suggest that cardiac lesions are present in 25–75% of patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) [1]. HAART regimens have significantly… CONTINUE READING