Morbidity and Aging in HIV-Infected Persons: The Swiss HIV Cohort Study

Hasse, Barbara ; Ledergerber, Bruno ; Furrer, Hansjakob ; Battegay, Manuel ; Hirschel, Bernhard ; Cavassini, Matthias ; Bertisch, Barbara ; Bernasconi, Enos ; Weber, Rainer

In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2011, vol. 53, no. 11, p. 1130-1139

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    Comorbid diseases, such as myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes mellitus, bone fractures without adequate trauma, osteoporosis, and non-AIDS-defining malignancies, among HIV-infected individuals are age-related. Consequently, multimorbidity will become an important issue in care of the aging HIV-infected population