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PAH associated with HIV 

PAH associated with HIV
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PAH associated with HIV
Author(s):

Clive Handler

and Gerry Coghlan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572564.003.020
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date: 15 October 2019

Epidemiology of HIV 88

Virology and immunology 88

Stages of HIV infection 88

Management of HIV 89

HIV and PH 89

Diagnosis of HIV-PAH 90

Prognosis 90

Treatment of HIV-PAH 90

Further reading 91

The majority of people with HIV are in Africa. The prevalence worldwide is thought to be >40 million. The UK incidence is >4400/year. Sexual contact accounts for 75% of cases (heterosexual as frequent as homosexual infection), the rest by infected blood products, IV drug abuse, and perinatal infection....

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