Detrimental role of hyperuricemia on the cardio-reno-vascular system.

@article{Stack2015DetrimentalRO,
  title={Detrimental role of hyperuricemia on the cardio-reno-vascular system.},
  author={A G Stack and Athanasios John Manolis and Eberhard Ritz},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 Suppl 2},
  pages={21-6}
}
A bulk of evidence now exists that links gout with adverse cardiovascular (CV) outcomes. However, continuing doubt remains as to whether hyperuricemia can be truly considered an independent major CV risk factor. In fact, many gouty patients who develop major CV and renal events also possess several traditional CV risk factors, the presence of which can… CONTINUE READING