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By Ronald R. Watson

The 1st connection with acquire the most recent learn and studies at the remedy and pathogenesis of center sickness in AIDS sufferers, this reference makes an attempt to enhance the prognosis, administration, and treatment of HIV-associated center failure by means of learning the lengthy results of immunosuppression and opportunistic and viral an infection, in addition to cofactors affecting center affliction resembling drug-related cardiotoxicity, cocaine abuse, and dietary deficiencies on cardiac functionality.

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