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VALDERRAMA BELTRAN, Sandra Liliana et al. Evaluation and management of cardiovascualr risk in VIH infection: Expert consensus of ACIN (Colombian Association of Infectious Diseases). Infect. [online]. 2019, vol.23, suppl.1, pp.73-91. ISSN 0123-9392.

Patients with VIH infection have greater risk for cardiovascular diseases compared to general population. Risk factors that increase the frequency of cardiovascular events are: presence of cardiovascular traditional risk factors, chronic inflammation by HIV that impairs endothelial function and the exposure to antiretrovirals. The factors that should be the target for intervention are the traditional know cardiovascular factors such, especially high rate of smokers, screening and treatment for hypertension, metabolic syndrome and early access to HAART. The present guidelines provides information about the use of antiretrovirals in patients with HIV and its relation with cardiovascular risk.

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