Risk of cardiovascular events and blood pressure control in hypertensive HIV-infected patients: Swiss HIV Cohort Study (SHCS).

@article{Nesch2013RiskOC,
  title={Risk of cardiovascular events and blood pressure control in hypertensive HIV-infected patients: Swiss HIV Cohort Study (SHCS).},
  author={Reto N{\"u}esch and Qing Wang and Luigia Elzi and Enos Bernasconi and Rainer K. Weber and Matthias Cavassini and Pietro Vernazza and Maria Christine Thurnheer and Alexandra Calmy and Manuel Battegay and Heiner C. Bucher},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={396-404}
}
BACKGROUND Prevalence of hypertension in HIV infection is high, and information on blood pressure control in HIV-infected individuals is insufficient. We modeled blood pressure over time and the risk of cardiovascular events in hypertensive HIV-infected individuals. METHODS All patients from the Swiss HIV Cohort Study with confirmed hypertension (systolic or diastolic blood pressure above 139 or 89 mm Hg on 2 consecutive visits and presence of at least 1 additional cardiovascular risk factor… CONTINUE READING