Read Dr. Monty Montano's Review in IDSE"The Demographic Shift in HIV: The Aging HIV Patient"

September 13, 2018
IDSE 2018 Fall

Authors: Viola Guardigni, MD, and Monty Montano, PhD

Although there is substantial enthusiasm for the development of HIV vaccines1,2 a remaining challenge is the treatment of people who are infected and under the care
of a clinician. The introduction of effective combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) dramatically increased life expectancy in people aging with HIV (PAWH).3 In developed countries, a growing percentage of PAWH are soon to be older than 50 years, due to a longer life expectancy and to acquiring HIV infection later in life. (Read the full article)