Hyperuricemia and cardiovascular disease risk

@article{Borghi2014HyperuricemiaAC,
  title={Hyperuricemia and cardiovascular disease risk},
  author={Claudio Borghi and Federico Maria Verardi and Ilenia Pareo and Crescenzio Bentivenga and Arrigo Francesco Giuseppe Cicero},
  journal={Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={12},
  pages={1219 - 1225}
}
Uric acid (UA) is the final end product of purine catabolism and is formed from xanthines and hypoxanthines. Hyperuricemia can be secondary to either an exaggerated production of UA that follows high cellular turnover conditions or, most frequently, to a low renal excretion in patients with impaired renal function. Recent data suggest that serum UA (SUA) at high–normal level is associated with cardiovascular disease risk factors and cardiovascular disease, often being a predictor of incident… 
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