Low bone mineral density and associated risk factors in HIV-infected patients.

@article{ChiuTiu2016LowBM,
  title={Low bone mineral density and associated risk factors in HIV-infected patients.},
  author={Cristina-Emilia Chițu-Tișu and Ecaterina-Constanța Barbu and Mihai Ioan Lazar and Daniela Adriana IF Ion and Ioana Anca Bădărău},
  journal={Germs},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={50-9}
}
BACKGROUND Aging of persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) resulted in high rates of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Multiple cohort studies have reported an increased prevalence of bone demineralization among HIV-infected individuals. The aim of this study was to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) and risk factors for osteopenia/osteoporosis among HIV-positive patients attending the National Institute for Infectious Diseases "Prof.Dr. Matei Balș", Bucharest, Romania. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING

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