Pulmonary hypertension and human immunodeficiency virus infection: epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical approach.

@article{Cicalini2011PulmonaryHA,
  title={Pulmonary hypertension and human immunodeficiency virus infection: epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical approach.},
  author={Stefania Cicalini and Sharilyn Almod{\'o}var and Elisabetta Grilli and Sa{\'u}l Flores},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
In recent years, the pathogenic role of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the clinical manifestations of HIV-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (HIV-PAH), which currently represents one of the most severe complications of HIV infection, have received more attention HIV-PAH occurs at all stages of the disease, and does not seem to be related to the degree of immune deficiency. Many of the symptoms in HIV-PAH result from right ventricular dysfunction: the first clinical manifestation… CONTINUE READING
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