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  20th Conference on Retroviruses and
Opportunistic Infections
Atlanta, GA March 3 - 6, 2013
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Heart Disease/CROI
  from jules: There was a lot on heart disease at CROI, its getting increased attention.

CROI 2013: Cardiovascular Disease and Co-morbidities in HIV - written by David H. Shepp, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset, NY (03/11/13)

Inflammation and HIV at CROI 2013: Focus on the Monocyte/Macrophage Axis and Innate Immunity - David H. Shepp, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset, NY - (03/11/13)

Subclinical Heart Disease is Greater Among HIV+ vs HIV- & Increases with Age in MACS - (03/11/13)

Age Raises Rate of Dangerous Coronary Artery Plaques in HIV+ But Not HIV- MACS Men - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/05/13)

Projecting CVD risks in HIV-infected individuals in the US: competing risks and premature aging - (03/12/13)

Inflammation, Monocyte Activation in CVD & Non-AIDS Events - (03/12/13)

Coronary Artery Danger Signals More Common in Young HIV+ Men Than HIV- Men - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/05/13)

The Incidence of AIDS Defining Events (ADEs) at a Current CD4 Count > 200/mm3 in the Post Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Era - (03/11/13) 1000cd4s vs 750 cd4s vs <500 cd4s

Rise in Heart Disease Risk With Age Slightly Greater With HIV Than in General Population.......[DAD study also shows that reducing risk factors can have a big impact on reducing heart disease] - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/09/13)

Short-Term Mortality After Heart Attack With HIV Fell Over Past Decade in D:A:D - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/11/13)

HIV-Infected Adults Are at Greater Risk for Myocardial Infarction (MI), End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD), and Non-AIDS-defining Cancers, But Events Occur at Similar Ages Compared to HIV-uninfected Adults (VA) - (03/11/13)

Higher MI, ESRD, Cancer Rates With HIV--But Not Necessarily at Younger Age - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/05/13)

HIV and Coronary Artery Calcium Score: Comparison of the Hawaii Aging with HIV Cardiovascular Study (HAHC-CVD) and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) - (03/14/13)

High Prevalence and Severity of Pulmonary Emphysema is Associated with Cardiovascular Morbidity - (03/14/13)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism - (03/14/13)

HIV and HIV/HCV Boost Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Large Veterans Cohort - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/14/13)

Framingham Score May Underestimate CHD Risk With HIV, HCV, and HIV/HCV - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/12/13)

Proportion of HIV Deaths Due to Heart Disease Almost Doubles in France From 2000 to 2010 - written by Mark Mascolini - (03/11/13)