AIDS and Heart Disease / Edition 1

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The foremost guide on possible treatment regimens and preventive strategies for AIDS-related heart dysfunction. The first reference to collect the latest research and reviews on the treatment and pathogenesis of heart disease in AIDS patients, this reference attempts to improve the diagnosis, management, and therapy of HIV-associated heart failure by studying the prolonged effects of immunosuppression and opportunistic and viral infection, as well as cofactors affecting heart disease such as drug-related cardiotoxicity, cocaine abuse, and nutritional deficiencies on cardiac function.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824741150
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2004
  • Series: Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 10.25 (h) x 3.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Heart disease in AIDS 1
2 Mechanisms of atherogenesis in HIV infection 7
3 Role of HIV-1 macropinocytosis and cardiomyocyte apoptosis in the pathogenesis of HIV cardiomyopathy 33
4 HIV-1 and the blood-brain barrier 41
5 HIV, cocaine, and the heart : pathophysiology and clinical implications 55
6 HIV-associated thrombotic microangiopathy 71
7 Pathogenesis of HIV-associated vasculopathy 85
8 Causative factors of cardiovascular complications in AIDS 101
9 HIV-associated vascular disease and endothelial injury 111
10 Tat-induced angiogenesis 129
11 Nutrients as modulators of immune dysfunction and dyslipidemia in AIDS 163
12 Antioxidant vitamins and heart disease prevention 177
13 Nutrients and treatment of heart disease in AIDS 187
14 Will soy protein help HIV patients with cardiovascular risk? 197
15 N-3 fatty acid supplementation in AIDS patients with cardiac complications 205
16 A role for dietary protein in the AIDS wasting syndrome and heart disease? 217
17 Role of antioxidants in reducing heart disease in HIV-infected patients 225
18 Antioxidant vitamins and antiretroviral therapy during HIV infection : effects on oxidative damage 233
19 Vitamin E retards heart disease in AIDS patients 241
20 HIV- and cocaine-induced subclinical atherosclerosis 247
21 Cocaine, HIV, and heart disease : research at NIDA and recommendations for future research 259
22 Cocaine-induced exacerbation of viral myocarditis 265
23 Role of the catecholamine-nitric oxide system in cocaine- and HIV-induced vascular inflammation and its pharmacological implications 281
24 Cardiovascular complications of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse 299
25 Lipids, lipodystrophy, and AIDS 307
26 Pathogenesis of HIV-associated cardiovascular complications in the HAART era 327
27 Lipodystrophy syndrome and HIV disease 347
28 The role of N-3 fatty acids in preventing coronary artery disease and arrhythmias in AIDS patients : a hypothesis 359
29 Cardiovascular involvement in simian AIDS in nonhuman primates 367
30 Cardiac disease in HIV-1 Tg animals 377
31 Murine AIDS and HIV-1 dementia 387
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