Hypertension and microalbuminuria in HIV infected patients: beneficial effects of the treatment with telmisartan

@inproceedings{Ucciferri2010HypertensionAM,
  title={Hypertension and microalbuminuria in HIV infected patients: beneficial effects of the treatment with telmisartan},
  author={Claudio Ucciferri and Paola Mancino and Katia Falasca and Francesca Vignale and Jacopo Vecchiet},
  booktitle={Retrovirology},
  year={2010}
}
Background In HIV infected patients there is increasing evidence of hypertension and microalbuminuria, two important risk factors for renal and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Antihypertensive drugs inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system exert an antiproteinuric effect. Telmisartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker partial agonist of the PPAR-g approved… CONTINUE READING