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Cardiac involvement in HIV infected people in Yaounde, Cameroon
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    Cardiac involvement in HIV infected people in Cameroon

    Dear Editor

    We welcome Barbaro’s very pertinent comments; especially concerning HAART therapy and HIV associated heart disease. Like many developing countries, HAART therapy has only recently been introduced in Cameroon, and access to the treatment is still very limited. Until now, it has therefore been difficult to collect any data on the metabolic and cardiovascular complications of HAART therapy in Cameroon. How...

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    Dear Editor

    The article by Nzuobontane et al.[1] reports the involvement of the cardiovascular system in an african country, reflecting the condition we observed some years ago before the introduction of HAART.[2] The introduction of HAART has significantly modified the course of HIV disease, with longer survival and improved quality of life. Although there is no evidence from prospective studies to suggest th...

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