Parameters to be evaluated at baseline for assessment
of cardiovascular (CV) risk
Genetic Gender, age, ethnicity, relatives affected by CV pathologies, previous cerebro-vascular diseases
Behavioral Atherogenetic diet, physical inactivity, cigarette smoking, alcohol abuse, cocaine or psychotropic substances use, therapies with estrogen substitutes, testosterone or growth hormone
and instrumental
Blood pressure, glycaemia, triglycerides, total cholesterol, c-HDL, c-LDL, hepatotropic viruses, nadir CD4+ T-cell count, electrocardiogram
and combined
Weight, height, body mass index, abdominal circumference, Framingham score
  Carosi G. et al, First Italian Consensus Statement on Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Complications in HIV-infected Patients in the HAART Era (2006). Infection. 2007 Jun;35(3):134-42.