Impact of HIV and Its Treatment on Reverse Cholesterol Transport

This study has been completed.
National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jennifer Hoy, The Alfred Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: January 19, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
To investigate the effect of treatment of HIV infection with highly active antiretroviral therapy on individual steps of reverse cholesterol transport, endothelial function and intima-media thickness in HIV patients.

HIV Infections

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Impact of HIV Infection and Treatment With Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on Reverse Cholesterol Transport

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Further study details as provided by The Alfred:

Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
No antiretroviral therapy for 12 months
Initiating ARV therapy with an NNRTI based regimen
Initiating ARV therapy with a PI based regimen


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
HIV infected patients naive to ARV therapy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male patients with HIV infection (3 groups of 50 patients each)
  • HIV infected patients, naïve to ARV therapy and not likely to need to commence therapy for the duration of follow-up (12 months)
  • HIV-infected patients, PI naïve, initiating therapy with PI-containing HAART (ARV naïve or NNRTI experienced changing to PI regimen)
  • HIV-infected patients naïve to ARV therapy, initiating NNRTI-containing regimen

Exclusion criteria

  • Treatment with any form of lipid lowering drugs, including fish oils.
  • Body Mass Index greater than 27.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00168233

Australia, Victoria
Alfred Hospital and Baker Heart Research Institute
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3004
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Alfred
National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
Study Director: Dmitri Sviridov, Dr Baker Heart Research Institute, Commercial Road, Melbourne
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Hoy, A/Prof Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic 3004
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jennifer Hoy, Professor Jennifer Hoy, The Alfred Identifier: NCT00168233     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 54/05 
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: January 19, 2012
Health Authority: Australia: National Health and Medical Research Council

Keywords provided by The Alfred:
Treatment Naive

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Immune System Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Lentivirus Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Slow Virus Diseases
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