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Emory Study finds HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease

mmon in an urban population referred for cardiac catheterization, it was not a significant risk factor for severe CAD. "This suggests that factors other than HIV play a significant role in the development of severe CAD in patients who are HIV positive. Lifestyle and traditional cardiac risk factors (hypertension, hyperlipidemia, tobacco, etc.) appear to play a larger role than HIV in the development of CAD," Dr. Sola states.

He adds that the researchers were surprised by their findings. "We expected to see a strong relationship between HIV status and angiographically significant CAD," Dr. Sola says. "However, earlier studies were conducted in an era when effective therapy against HIV was not available. At that time, the severity of HIV infection may have been greater, leading to the association between HIV infection and CAD that was noted in these earlier studies."

In addition to Dr. Sola and Dr. Patel, the Emory research team included Tarek Helmy, MD (principal investigator); Divya Gupta, MD; Muhammad Mir, MD; Megan Price, MD; Patrick Caneer, MD; Faiz Cheema, MD; and Bobby Khan, MD.


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Contact: Sherry Baker
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Emory University Health Sciences Center
8-Mar-2005


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