The risk of incident coronary heart disease among veterans with and without HIV and hepatitis C.

@article{Freiberg2011TheRO,
  title={The risk of incident coronary heart disease among veterans with and without HIV and hepatitis C.},
  author={Matthew Freiberg and Chung-Chou Ho Chang and Melissa Skanderson and Kathleen A Mcginnis and Lewis H. Kuller and Kevin Kraemer and David Rimland and Matthew Bidwell Goetz and Adeel A Butt and Maria C Rodriguez Barradas and Cynthia L. Gibert and David Leaf and Sheldon Brown and Jeffrey H Samet and Lewis Kazis and Kendall J. Bryant and Amy C. Justice},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={425-32}
}
BACKGROUND Whether hepatitis C virus (HCV) confers additional coronary heart disease (CHD) risk among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected individuals is unclear. Without appropriate adjustment for antiretroviral therapy, CD4 count, and HIV-1 RNA and substantially different mortality rates among those with and without HIV and HCV infection, the… CONTINUE READING