An Independent Risk of Gout on the Development of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

@inproceedings{Huang2015AnIR,
  title={An Independent Risk of Gout on the Development of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism},
  author={Chien-Chung Huang and Po-Hao Huang and Jiunn-Horng Chen and Joung-Liang Lan and Gregory Jiazer Tsay and Hsiao-yi Lin and Chun-Hung Tseng and Cheng-Li Lin and Chung-Yi Hsu and Dai Yamanouchi.},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Previous studies indicated that gout is a risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. This study aimed to determine if patients with gout have an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE).We used the Longitudinal Health Insurance Database, a subset of the national insurance claim dataset, which enrolled 1 million Taiwanese to identify 57,981 patients with gout and 115,961 reference subjects matched by sex, age, and entry date of diagnosis. The risk of DVT and PE was… CONTINUE READING
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