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Heart failure in patients with human immunodeficiency virus: a review of the literature.
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PMID:  25058690     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary artery disease represents the leading cause of death for HIV patients treated with highly active antiretroviral treatment. Besides this, an extensive amount of data related to the risk of overt heart failure and consequently of atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in this population has been reported. It seems that persistent deregulation of immunity in HIV-infected patients is a common pathway related to both of these adverse clinical outcomes. Despite the fact that atrial fibrillation and heart failure are relatively common in HIV, few data are reported about screening, diagnosis, and potential treatment of these conditions.
Authors:
Margherita Cannillo; Fabrizio D'Ascenzo; Walter Grosso Marra; Enrico Cerrato; Andrea Calcagno; Pierluigi Omedè; Stefano Bonora; Massimo Mancone; Dario Vizza; James J DiNicolantonio; Martina Pianelli; Umberto Barbero; Sebastiano Gili; Umberto Annone; Alessio Raviola; Davide Salera; Elisa Mistretta; Ilaria Vilardi; Chiara Colaci; Antonio Abbate; Giuseppe Biondi Zoccai; Claudio Moretti; Fiorenzo Gaita
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-7-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-7-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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