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

Nahra, Rajaa.


  • 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
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