Head and heart in treated HIV infection

Authored by: Judith Schouten
Thesis Universiteit van Amsterdam
Promotor(s): P. Reiss
Copromotor(s): F.W.N.M. Wit and M. van der Valk
Date of thesis defense: 27/01/2017

The introduction of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) in 1996 changed HIV infection from an inevitably fatal condition into a chronic manageable disease. During the last decade however, concerns have been raised about the increasingly important role of non-AIDS comorbidities as causes of death in cART-treated patients and a potential excess prevalence of non-AIDS comorbidities among HIV-infected individuals. Read more