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ea0011p211 | Comparative endocrinology | ECE2006

The patients with HIV lipodystrophy syndrome have lower total fat mass but similar free fat mass

Freitas P , Carvalho D , Correia F , Faria T , Perez B , Marques R , Serrão R , Pereira J , Mota Miranda A , Medina JL

Introduction: The highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) completely changed the natural history and body composition of the infected patients. The lipodystrophy syndrome of HIV-infected patients (IP) is characterized by fat mass redistribution in the limbs, face lipoatrophy and abdominal lipohypertrophy. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scan (DEXA) and bioelectrical impedance (BIA) are techniques to determine body composition (BC).Aims: Evaluate th...