Epidemiology of Atherosclerosis Among Older-Age People in Southwestern Uganda

Status: Completed
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Intervention Type: Other
Study Type: Observational

Longitudinal cohort study of older-aged people living with HIV infection in southwestern Uganda and age and gender-matched HIV uninfected controls with the primary aim of measuring the epidemiology of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease in this study setting, and particularly the contribution of HIV infection to it.

Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 40
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

• HIV infected

• Age > 40 years old at enrollment

• Minimum 2 years of antiretroviral therapy

• Living in catchment area of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (greater Mbarara)

• Age > 40 years old

• Age and gender matched to a participant in group 1

Other Locations
Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Time Frame
Start Date: December 2013
Completion Date: May 2018
Target number of participants: 309
HIV infected
HIV infected sub-group
HIV uninfected
HIV uninfected sub-group, age and gender matched to the HIV-infected group
Collaborators: National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of California, San Francisco, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Harvard University
Leads: Massachusetts General Hospital

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