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Kaiser Permanente Northern Cal: HIV Doesn’t Increase Risk of Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Although previous studies have shown that individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at increased risk for acute coronary syndrome (ACS), including myocardial infarction, a new large health care system study has found that they have no greater likelihood of a recurrent episode after hospitalization than uninfected individuals.  See Kenneth Bender’s article writing for  MD for more on this study.

Lead Research/Investigator:

Michael Silverberg, PhD, MPH, Research Scientist:

 

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