Current HIV/AIDS Reports

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 148–159 | Cite as

Therapeutic Options for Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Subjects

Antiretroviral Therapies (A Pozniak, Section Editor)

Abstract

With the advent of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), the recognition and management of long-term complications of HIV infection and ART are increasingly important for HIV physicians. Low bone mineral density (BMD) is more common in those with HIV infection and this review will outline therapeutic options for the management of low bone mineral density relevant to HIV-infected populations.

Keywords

Management HIV infection Bone mineral density Osteoporosis Antiretroviral therapies 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was supported by the Irish Health Research Board who fund A.G.C. (award HRA_POR/2010/66).

Disclosure

A. G. Cotter: support, in the form of sponsorship to attend meetings, from M.S.D., Gilead Sciences Ltd., GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland Ltd), and Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals; P. W. G. Mallon: support from Molecular Medicine Ireland, Scientific Foundation Ireland, ViiV Healthcare, Gilead Sciences Ltd., GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland Ltd), Abbott, M.S.D., and Janssen-Cilag.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HIV Molecular Research GroupUniversity College DublinDublin 7Ireland
  2. 2.Department of Infectious DiseasesMater Misericordiae University HospitalDublin 7Ireland

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