Publisher description for AIDS and heart disease / edited by Ronald Ross Watson.

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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.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Heart -- Diseases.
AIDS (Disease) -- Complications.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- complications.
Cocaine -- adverse effects.
HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Syndrome.
Heart Diseases -- etiology.
Heart Diseases -- prevention & control.