Hyperuricaemia in patients with right or left heart failure.

  title={Hyperuricaemia in patients with right or left heart failure.},
  author={Marius M Hoeper and J M Hohlfeld and Helmut Fabel},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={13 3},
Based on the clinical observation that patients with right or left heart failure often present with hyperuricaemia, the relation between serum urate values and haemodynamic variables was studied in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) as well as in patients with advanced ischaemic heart disease or dilated cardiomyopathy. The study was a retrospective analysis of 39 patients with PPH and 36 patients with left heart disease, examining serum urate levels in association with… CONTINUE READING


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