Myocardial and microvascular inflammation/infection in patients with HIV-associated pulmonary artery hypertension.

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BACKGROUND Right ventricle compromise affects survival of patients with HIV-associated pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH). DESIGN Myocardial histology with viral assessment may clarify the mechanism of right ventricular deterioration and provide clues on PAH origin. METHODS Fifteen patients with HIV infection, PAH and right ventricular dysfunction… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000426

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@article{Frustaci2014MyocardialAM, title={Myocardial and microvascular inflammation/infection in patients with HIV-associated pulmonary artery hypertension.}, author={Andrea Frustaci and Nicola Petrosillo and Carmine Dario Vizza and Marco Francone and Roberto Badagliacca and Romina Verardo and Francesco Fedele and Giuseppe A. Ippolito and Cristina Chimenti}, journal={AIDS}, year={2014}, volume={28 17}, pages={2541-9} }