Management of dyslipidemia and other cardiovascular risk factors in HIV-infected patients: case-based review.

@article{Aberg2006ManagementOD,
  title={Management of dyslipidemia and other cardiovascular risk factors in HIV-infected patients: case-based review.},
  author={Judith A. Aberg},
  journal={Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the International AIDS Society, USA},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={134-9}
}
  • Judith A. Aberg
  • Published 2006 in
    Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the…
Many HIV-infected patients have dyslipidemia and other cardiovascular risk factors prior to acquiring infection. Both HIV infection itself and antiretroviral therapy can cause or worsen lipid abnormalities. Management of dyslipidemia in the HIV-infected patient requires awareness of the effects of antiretroviral agents on lipid profiles, including potential sex- and race-related effects, and interactions between lipid-modifying agents and antiretroviral agents. This article uses individual case… CONTINUE READING