NMR spectroscopy used in cholesterol study among HIV patients

03/3/2009 | Aidsmap

Researchers using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy found that lower levels of HDL, or high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, increased the risk of cardiovascular events by as much as 50% in HIV patients. The research is part of the SMART study, which initially compared CD4 cell-guided, structured treatment interruption with continuous anti-retroviral therapy.

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