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  20th Conference on Retroviruses and
Opportunistic Infections
Atlanta, GA March 3 - 6, 2013
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Noncalcified Coronary Plaque and Macrophage Activation are Increased in HIV-Infected Women
  Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 2013
Kathleen V. Fitch1; Suhny Abbara2; Tricia H. Burdo3; Kenneth C. Williams3, Peace Eneh1; Janet Lo1; Steven Grinspoon1
1Program in Nutritional Metabolism 2Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Department of Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA · 3Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
CROI: Subclinical Heart Disease is Greater Among HIV+ vs HIV- & Increases with Age in MACS - (03/11/13)....noncalcified plaque in men presented by Wnndy Post; young HIV+ men with well-controlled HIV have higher burden of plaque vulnerable to rupture, presented by Steve Grinspoon using CT angiography, the men's study vs women's study below
Increased Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in HIV-Infected Men - (02/11/13)