The Relevance of Hyperuricaemia - European Medical Journal

The Relevance of Hyperuricaemia

Rheumatology
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Authors:
*Jan T. Kielstein,1 Anne-Kathrin Tausche2
Disclosure:

The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.

Received:
05.05.16
Accepted:
26.05.16
Citation
EMJ Rheumatol. ;4[1]:100-104.

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Abstract

The aim of the present review is to summarise the results from recent clinical studies on the basis of the newly proposed temporal classification of hyperuricaemia and gout, introducing the now evident condition of hyperuricaemia with monosodium urate deposits. Furthermore, it provides an overview of evidence concerning the link between hyperuricaemia and specific pathological conditions, including cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and hypertension.

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