Increased arterial inflammation relates to high-risk coronary plaque morphology in HIV-infected patients.

BACKGROUND Mechanisms predisposing HIV-infected patients to increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk remain unclear. OBJECTIVE To determine the interrelationship between arterial inflammation and high-risk coronary plaque morphology in HIV-infected patients with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis. METHODS Forty-one HIV-infected patients on stable… CONTINUE READING