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

Authors
  • Mestres, Carlos A
  • Chuquiure, Javier E
  • Claramonte, Xavier
  • Muñoz, Josefa
  • Benito, Natividad
  • Castro, Miguel A
  • Pomar, José L
  • Miró, José M
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2003
Volume
23
Issue
6
Identifiers
PMID: 12829080
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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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