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Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Risk Factors | HIV-Infected Patient

Purpose:

To identify an HIV-infected patient who may be at increased risk for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) as reported by Periard et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Infectious Disease

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

B20-B24, I73

Description:

HIV-infected patients develop peripheral arterial disease (PAD) at a relatively high rate compared to the general population. Periard et al identified risk factors associated with PAD in HIV-infected adults. The authors are participants in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study.

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