Poorly Controlled HIV Infection: An Independent Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis

H. N. Kim, Robin Nance, Stephen van Rompaey, Joseph C. Delaney, Heidi M. Crane, Edward R. Cachay, Elvin Geng, Stephen L. Boswell, Benigno Rodriguez, Joseph Eron, Michael Saag, Richard D Moore, Mari M. Kitahata

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Abstract

BACKGROUND:: Liver disease is a major cause of mortality among HIV-infected persons. There is limited information about the extent to which HIV disease severity impacts liver disease progression. METHODS:: We determined the incidence and predictors of advanced hepatic fibrosis measured by the FIB-4 index (≥3.25) in a large diverse population of HIV-infected patients without significant liver disease at baseline (FIB-4

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - Mar 16 2016

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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Kim, H. N., Nance, R., van Rompaey, S., Delaney, J. C., Crane, H. M., Cachay, E. R., ... Kitahata, M. M. (Accepted/In press). Poorly Controlled HIV Infection: An Independent Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000992