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Poor COPD management might increase MI risk in HIV

Key clinical point: Inadequate management might explain why COPD is associated with an increased risk of heart attacks among people with HIV.

Major finding: COPD is associated with a greater than twofold increased risk of MI among HIV patients.

Study details: Review of 25,509 subjects.

Disclosures: The National Institutes of Health funded the work. The lead investigator didn’t have any disclosures.


Crothers K et al. CROI 2019, Abstract 31.