HIV-Related Myocardial Vulnerability to Infarction and Coronary Artery Disease.

Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus-infected (HIVþ) persons have significantly greater risks for myocardial infarction (MI), heart failure, and sudden death than the general population (1–3). HIV-related inflammation and immune dysfunction have been implicated in atherogenesis and MI, but the extent to which these processes potentiate myocardial ischemic scarring… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.07.771

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