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Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol covers CROI 2009, Montreal, February 8-11, 2009
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David Wohl, M.D. A Review of Cardiovascular Disease and HIV: Highlights From CROI 2009
How big a problem is heart disease for people with HIV? Just as important is what's causing it: HIV meds, the virus itself, or both? Read or listen as David Wohl, M.D., walks us through some of the most important research on heart disease presented at a recent HIV medical conference. The conference included a few studies that may change the landscape of HIV care: One study, for instance, suggests that HIV poses a danger similar to that of traditional heart disease risk factors, while other studies highlighted new ways that doctors may be able to assess an HIVer's heart risk.
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Expert CROI Interviews

David Wohl, M.D.A Review of Cardiovascular Disease and HIV: Highlights From CROI 2009
David Wohl, M.D., provides a detailed summary.

Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.Which CROI 2009 Studies Are Most Likely to Impact Clinical Care?
Tune in as Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., walks us through some of the most important findings regarding HIV treatment strategies presented at CROI 2009.

Conference Roundup: A Lively Discussion of CROI 2009's Headlines
Join HIV clinician and researcher Pablo Tebas, M.D., Rob Camp and Bob Munk, as they chat about some of the big stories coming out of CROI 2009.

Complications & Coinfections
Jens Lundgren, M.D., and Jeff Berry Jens Lundgren, M.D., Discusses New Findings Regarding MI Risk of Specific Antiretrovirals
The latest data from D:A:D indicate that lopinavir/ritonavir does increase myocardial infarction risk, but efavirenz, nevirapine and tenofovir do not. In this interview, Jens Lundgren, M.D., and HIV advocate Jeff Berry take part in a fascinating discussion on the new findings and their possible underlying causes.
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