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HIV is an independent predictor of aortic stiffness

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Patients with treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV) infection are at increased risk of cardiovascular events. Traditionally much of this risk has been attributed to metabolic and anthropometric abnormalities associated with HIV, which are similar to the metabolic syndrome (MS), an established risk factor for cardiovascular mortality. It remains unclear whether treated HIV infection is itself associated with increased risk, via increase vascular stiffness.226 subjects (90 with HIV) were...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12968-014-0057-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Centra Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of cardiovascular magnetic resonance : official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
57
Publication date:
2014-08-16
Acceptance date:
2014-07-16
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EISSN:
1532-429X
ISSN:
1097-6647
Source identifiers:
483447

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