Chris Longenecker, MD: Despite improvements in HIV treatment, CVD risk elevated

“Over the last 20 years or so, we’ve learned a lot about the increased cardiovascular risk in HIV”

July 22, 2019

Antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV has made the disease less fatal, but it has increased the rates of CVD in this patient population, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement published in the journal Circulation.