Virginia A Triant
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Cardiovascular disease and HIV infectionVirginia A Triant
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 10:199-206. 2013..Developing strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected individuals calls for a multidisciplinary approach and represents an opportunity to exert a major public health impact in an at-risk population. ..
- HIV infection and coronary heart disease: an intersection of epidemicsVirginia A Triant
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Infect Dis 205:S355-61. 2012..Specific cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors, CHD risk prediction, and the immunologic basis for CHD in HIV-infected patients will be discussed in separate reviews...
- Association of immunologic and virologic factors with myocardial infarction rates in a US healthcare systemVirginia A Triant
Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:615-9. 2010..The effects of immunologic and virologic factors on acute myocardial infarction (AMI) rates in patients with HIV are unclear...
- Increased coronary atherosclerosis and immune activation in HIV-1 elite controllersFlorencia Pereyra
Program in Nutritional Metabolism, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
AIDS 26:2409-12. 2012..05) and compared with HIV-negative controls (P < 0.05). These data suggest a significant degree of coronary atherosclerosis and monocyte activation among elite controllers...
- Comparison of ischemic stroke incidence in HIV-infected and non-HIV-infected patients in a US health care systemFelicia C Chow
Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:351-8. 2012..Cardiovascular disease is increased among HIV-infected patients, but little is known regarding ischemic stroke rates. We sought to compare stroke rates and determine stroke risk factors in HIV-infected versus non-HIV-infected patients...
- Association of C-reactive protein and HIV infection with acute myocardial infarctionVirginia A Triant
Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital BWH, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:268-73. 2009..To investigate whether elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) levels and HIV infection are independently associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among patients receiving care in a large US health care system...
- Initiation of antiretroviral therapy at high CD4 cell counts: does it reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?Chris T Longenecker
aUniversity Hospitals Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute bCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA cDivision of Infectious Diseases dDivision of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Curr Opin HIV AIDS 9:54-62. 2014..Although older ART regimens were associated with drug-specific risks for CVD, this may not be true for modern ART. Thus, with regard to CVD risk, the net benefit of initiating ART at higher CD4 T-cell counts remains unclear...
- Increased acute myocardial infarction rates and cardiovascular risk factors among patients with human immunodeficiency virus diseaseVirginia A Triant
Massachusetts General Hospital Program in Nutritional Metabolism, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2506-12. 2007..Metabolic changes and smoking are common among HIV patients and may confer increased cardiovascular risk...
- Fracture prevalence among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected versus non-HIV-infected patients in a large U.S. healthcare systemVirginia A Triant
Program in Nutritional Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Longfellow 207, Boston, Massachusetts 02114
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3499-504. 2008..Reduced bone mineral density has been demonstrated among HIV-infected patients, but fracture prevalence is unknown...