Inflammatory mechanisms in HIV-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Abstract

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a severe complication of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and a leading major cause of death when present. HIV-PAH could be the consequence of multiple hits including the direct effects of HIV proteins, use of illicit drugs, and chronic inflammation. Indeed, HIV infection has long been identified as an… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1356489

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