Community report – RITA: HIV and kidney disease

The latest issue of RITA, focused on kidney disease in people with HIV.

This issue includes three review articles and an interview with Christina Wyatt, a top HIV/kidney expert.

Dr. Wyatt offers insights on screening HIV-positive people for kidney disease, referring them to nephrologists, and using TDF. She frankly weighs prospects for TAF, the next-generation tenofovir that may have fewer renal and bone side effects.

The three review articles analyse research on kidney disease prevalence in people with HIV, kidney disease as a cardiovascular risk factor, classic and HIV-specific risk factors for chronic kidney disease, and CKD screening and monitoring in people with HIV.

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