Pathological findings of HIV-associated cardiovascular disease

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2001 Nov;946:23-45. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2001.tb03901.x.

Abstract

More effective therapies have improved survival times of HIV+ patients, resulting in a higher prevalence of long-term complications of the disease. This review focuses on HIV-associated cardiovascular pathology, correlating the morphologic findings to clinical syndromes of HIV disease/AIDS.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiomyopathies / etiology*
  • Cardiomyopathies / pathology*
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / pathology
  • Endocarditis / etiology
  • Endocarditis / pathology
  • HIV Infections / complications*
  • Heart Neoplasms / etiology
  • Heart Neoplasms / pathology
  • Humans
  • Myocardial Ischemia / etiology
  • Myocardial Ischemia / pathology
  • Myocarditis / etiology
  • Myocarditis / pathology
  • Pericardium / pathology