Associations between Bone Density and Body Composition in Persons Living with HIV.

Nahra, Rajaa.
2014

Abstract: The prevalence of osteoporosis is higher in persons living with HIV (PLWH) than in HIV-uninfected individuals. PLWH also have an increased risk of developing an adipose redistribution syndrome (HARS) and muscle loss. Data examining the relationships between bone, fat and muscle mass in PLWH are scarce and inconsistent. We examined the association between total body bone mineral density (... read more

Subjects
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Clinical and Translational Science.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010998
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