Relative contribution of HIV infection, demographics and body mass index to bone mineral density.

@article{Cotter2014RelativeCO,
  title={Relative contribution of HIV infection, demographics and body mass index to bone mineral density.},
  author={Aoife G. Cotter and Caroline Sabin and Sibongile Simelane and A Macken and E C Kavanagh and Jennifer J Brady and Geraldine M. McCarthy and Juliet Compston and Patrick W. G. Mallon},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 14},
  pages={2051-60}
}
INTRODUCTION Low bone mineral density (BMD) is common in HIV-positive patients, although the role played by HIV infection versus sociodemographic and metabolic factors remains unclear. METHODS Understanding the Pathology of Bone Disease in HIV-infected individuals (HIV UPBEAT) is a prospective cohort study, enrolled HIV-positive and HIV-negative participants from similar demographic backgrounds. Dual X-ray absorptiometry at femoral neck, total hip and lumbar spine and blood tests were… CONTINUE READING
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