High levels of serum uric acid are associated with silent brain infarction.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Uric acid has been known to exert neuroprotective effects by acting as a free radical scavenger; however, several observational studies indicated that high levels of serum uric acid increased the risk of cardiovascular events or stroke. We sought to determine whether increased levels of uric acid are associated with the presence of silent brain… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2010.07.007

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