Peak bone mass in young HIV-infected patients compared with healthy controls.

@article{Negredo2014PeakBM,
  title={Peak bone mass in young HIV-infected patients compared with healthy controls.},
  author={Eug{\`e}nia Negredo and Pere Domingo and Elena Ferrer and Vicente Estrada and Adri{\'a} Curran and Antonio Navarro and Valentina Isernia and Joaquim Rosales and N{\'u}ria P{\'e}rez-{\'A}lvarez and Jordi Puig and Anna Bonjoch and Patricia Echeverr{\'i}a and Daniel Podzamczer and Bonaventura Clotet},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2014},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={207-12}
}
INTRODUCTION Peak bone mass (PBM) is the amount of bone present at the end of skeletal maturation. It is an important determinant of osteoporotic fracture risk. Data on the PBM in the HIV-infected population are lacking. DESIGN AND METHODS We performed a multicenter (6 centers in Spain), case-control study to assess PBM using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. We studied HIV-infected patients aged 20-30 years and compared them with age- and gender-matched non-HIV-infected controls. We also… CONTINUE READING