Hypertriglyceridemia and Waist Circumference Predict Cardiovascular Risk among HIV Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

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BACKGROUND Although half of HIV-infected patients develop lipodystrophy and metabolic complications, there exists no simple clinical screening tool to discern the high from the low-risk HIV-infected patient. Thus, we evaluated the associations between waist circumference (WC) combined with triglyceride (TG) levels and the severity of lipodystrophy and… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025032

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@inproceedings{Janiszewski2011HypertriglyceridemiaAW, title={Hypertriglyceridemia and Waist Circumference Predict Cardiovascular Risk among HIV Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study}, author={Peter M. Janiszewski and Robert Ross and Jean-pierre Despr{\'e}s and Isabelle Lemieux and Gabriella Orlando and Federica Carli and Pietro Bagni and Marianna Menozzi and Stefano Zona and Giovanni Guaraldi}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2011} }