The Body Covers: The 2nd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy Coverage
The 2nd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy
September 15, 2000
Renato Maserati from Pavia, Italy presented data demonstrating that carotid thickening is present in HAART-treated patients -- which is also a predictor of increased cardiovascular risk. Again, this was a cross-sectional study, which limits its scope, but both studies suggest that one can no longer ignore the cardiovascular risks associated with potent antiretroviral therapy (which was the point that Matthias Egger was making).
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