HIV-Associated Myocardial Diastolic Dysfunction and Soluble ST2 Concentration in Tanzanian Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study.


1) To compare the prevalence of myocardial diastolic dysfunction (DD) in ART-naïve people living with HIV (PLWH) to HIV-uninfected adults in East Africa and 2) to determine the association between serum concentration of the cardiac biomarker ST2 and DD.