Hyperuricemia is associated with the development of the composite outcomes of new cardiovascular events and chronic allograft nephropathy.

@article{Akalin2008HyperuricemiaIA,
  title={Hyperuricemia is associated with the development of the composite outcomes of new cardiovascular events and chronic allograft nephropathy.},
  author={Enver Akalin and Sri Venkatesh Ganeshan and Jonathan Winston and Paul Muntner},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={652-8}
}
BACKGROUND To investigate the prevalence and the predictors for the development of hyperuricemia at 6 months after kidney transplantation, and its association with clinical outcomes including patient and graft survival, the development of new cardiovascular events and chronic allograft nephropathy (CAN). MATERIALS AND METHODS Adult patients who underwent kidney transplantation at Mount Sinai Medical Center between January 1, 2001 and December 30, 2004 were included in the study. New… CONTINUE READING

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