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Long-term results after cardiac surgery in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1).

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Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
6
Identifiers
PMID: 12829080
Source
Medline
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Abstract

There is an increase in HIV-1-infected patients requiring cardiac surgery, a decrease in AIE, however NIVD and CAD increasingly seen. Cardiac surgery did not blunt CD4 response induced by antiretrovirals. The late cause of death were not AIDS-related events.

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