Hyperuricemia and incident heart failure.

@article{Krishnan2009HyperuricemiaAI,
  title={Hyperuricemia and incident heart failure.},
  author={Eswar Krishnan},
  journal={Circulation. Heart failure},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 6},
  pages={556-62}
}
BACKGROUND Hyperuricemia, a known correlate of oxidative stress, is a marker for adverse prognosis among individuals with heart failure. However, the relationship between hyperuricemia and the risk for incidence of heart failure in a community-based population has not been studied. METHODS AND RESULTS We prospectively analyzed the relationship between serum uric acid concentration at baseline and subsequent heart failure among the participants of the Framingham Offspring cohort (n=4912; mean… CONTINUE READING

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