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Fracture healing in HIV-positive populations.

Abstract:

Highly active anti-retroviral therapy has transformed HIV into a chronic disease with a long-term asymptomatic phase. As a result, emphasis is shifting to other effects of the virus, aside from immunosuppression and mortality. We have reviewed the current evidence for an association between HIV infection and poor fracture healing. The increased prevalence of osteoporosis and fragility fractures in HIV patients is well recognised. The suggestion that this may be purely as a result of highly ac...

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Richardson, J More by this author
Johnston, CJ More by this author
McGregor, A More by this author
Norrish, AR More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
90
Issue:
8
Pages:
988-994
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:9e1ccffd-7d3b-44b5-8e25-0df9055a90df
Source identifiers:
109681
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pubs:109681

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