Review Article - Archives of General Internal Medicine (2018) Volume 2, Issue 3
Cardiovascular Manifestations of HIV Infection: A Review.
In recent times with increased number of patients suffering from HIV all around the world and with progressively increasing life span with HAART (highly active retroviral therapy). Concomitantly there has been an increase in cardiovascular diseases. This review highlights the complex interaction between HIV infection, atherosclerosis, left ventricular dysfunction, pericardial disease, pulmonary hypertension etc. The relationship between the HAART and dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease.Author(s): Dhiraj Kumar, Varun Deokate